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Battersea Arts Centre
Lavender Hill, Battersea
London
SW11 5TN
020 7223 2223
http://www.bac.org.uk/
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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy
The Heart and the Chip
On from 18 May 2006 to 18 May 2006
Battersea Arts Centre
by Paul Granjon

A humorous lecture performance on the co-evolution of man and machine, featuring live Sexed Robots.

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing
You've Got To Love Dancing To Stick To It
On from 19 May 2006 to 20 May 2006
Battersea Arts Centre
by Julian Fox

Quirky songs and tales of Brockwell Lido and budget travel with performance artist Julian Fox.

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
The Graduates
On from 26 Jun 2006 to 02 Jul 2006
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various

A festival of new performance from the UK's most exciting drama college and university graduates.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Comedy Genre - Kids Theatre
Little Howardís Kidsí Show
On from 30 Jul 2006 to 30 Jul 2006
Battersea Arts Centre
by Howard Read

The world's first human/cartoon double act are back with a fun-packed show aimed at children and families.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
In the Solitude of Cotton Fields
On from 25 Jul 2006 to 06 Aug 2006
Battersea Arts Centre
by Bernard-Marie KoltŤs

Runner-up for the JMK Award 2006, Harun Morrison, directs a play by acclaimed French Playwright Bernard-Marie KoltŤs.

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
Kazuko Hohki Retrospective
On from 26 Sep 2006 to 13 Oct 2006
Battersea Arts Centre
by Kazuko Hohki

A special retrospective of work by the internationally acclaimed artist and Fairy Godmother of the imagination Kazuko Hohki. Part of The Imagination Festival: OctoberFest 2006.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama Genre - Musical Genre - New Writing Genre - Stand Up
The Imagination Festival: OctoberFest 2006
On from 19 Sep 2006 to 15 Oct 2006
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various

What Inspires You?

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama
Something Fishy
On from 24 Oct 2006 to 12 Nov 2006
Battersea Arts Centre
by Moonhag

Something Fishy, a delicious feast of physical storytelling comes to BAC this autumn. Using a fusion of theatre and film, Moonhag conjure a vivid world of absurd characters and strange happenings in this dark and eccentric fairytale.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Project E: An Explosion
On from 28 Oct 2006 to 19 Nov 2006
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sam Shepard

From Hollywood to the nightly news, from the nuclear family to the violence of radical extremists, how do we experience dramatic events and dramatise the events we experience?

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing Genre - Musical Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
Apples Cabaret
On from 08 Dec 2006 to 08 Dec 2006
Battersea Arts Centre
by Apples and Snakes

Itís official Ė cabaret is back. Apples & Snakes bring you poetry, comedy, crooning and strings. For one celebratory night only.

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama
Low Life
On from 23 Jan 2007 to 04 Feb 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by Blind Summit

Sell-out rockíníroll puppetry returns to BAC

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing
The Wonder! A Woman Keeps a Secret
On from 27 Feb 2007 to 11 Mar 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by The Other Theatre Company

Once again, BAC and Time Out join forces to present a recap of some of the best theatre seen on the London Fringe over the past year. Highly recommended.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
The End of Everything Ever
On from 27 Feb 2007 to 18 Mar 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by NIE

Everything Ever, a story of survival, love and hope. Drawing on true stories and accounts of the Kindertransport, NIE shines a light into some of our continentís darkest history.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy
Saints and Superheroes
On from 20 Mar 2007 to 05 Apr 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by Flywheel Productions

Virtuosic double act, Flywheel, presents a hilarious meeting of the supernatural and the surreal in this brand new show.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Gormenghast
On from 27 Mar 2007 to 15 Apr 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by David Glass Ensemble. Adapted by John Constable.

Celebrating 15 years of national and international touring, David Glass Ensemble, returns to BAC with its award-winning production of Gormenghast.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Earfull
On from 03 Apr 2007 to 15 Apr 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tim Barlow

Taking a funny and painful look at what itís like to be deaf, Earfull is an inspirational story by Tim Barlow.

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing
Unplanned
On from 10 Apr 2007 to 29 Apr 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by Malika Booker

Malika is a seductive magician who draws on life and its passions to take you to new worlds. Come and join her. She will make your heart skip a beat.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy Genre - Musical
The Be(a)st of Taylor Mac
On from 04 May 2007 to 04 May 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by Taylor Mac

New York sensation took the 2006 Edinburgh Festival Fringe by storm, garnering rave reviews across the board and scooping up a coveted Herald Angel Award.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama Genre - Musical Genre - New Writing
The End Of The World
On from 05 May 2007 to 05 May 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by TRASHY

The end of the World is nigh! Cries BAC Should we just shrug our shoulders in the face of eco-apocalyse?

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing
Menopausal Gentleman
On from 08 May 2007 to 08 May 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by Peggy Shaw

From New York, the legendary Peggy Shaw brings her solo show to London for one night onlyÖ

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Particularly in the Heartland
On from 10 May 2007 to 10 May 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by The TEAM (The Theatre of the Emerging Moment)

Following their award winning 2006 run at BAC and Edinburgh, The Team return with a show about losing sight of America and falling back in love with it.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
Spanish Train
On from 16 May 2007 to 16 May 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by Reckless Sleepers

Reckless-Sleepers have been making highly original theatre since 1989, not to be missed!

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Take It Home
On from 17 May 2007 to 17 May 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by These Horses

Part of an exciting new generation of performance makers emerging from the South West. Sexy, funny and beautiful.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Comedy Genre - Classic
FOOD
On from 03 Jul 2007 to 22 Jul 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by Christopher Heinman & Joel Horwood

Set in the turbulent world of celebrity chefs, Food explores the sacrifices we have to make to realise our dreams. When you aim high, youíve only got further to fall.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Classic
Romeo and Juliet
On from 20 Jul 2007 to 12 Aug 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by Polly Findlay

Winner of JMK Award 2007

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Stand Up Genre - New Writing Genre - Comedy
The Human Computer
On from 06 Nov 2007 to 24 Nov 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by Will Adamsdale

Welcome to The Human Computer, a cardboard cabaret of stories and skewed stand-up about computers by comedian Will Adamsdale, a man who knows nothing about computers.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing
The Pigeon
On from 26 Nov 2007 to 01 Dec 2007
Battersea Arts Centre
by The Pigeon

Founder member of the SHUNT collective Hannah Ringham's solo show is a poem without rhyme, metre or any of those qualities normally associated with a poem...

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Genre - Kids Theatre Genre - Stand Up Genre - Comedy
John Hegley's Christmas Creatures
On from 20 Dec 2007 to 05 Jan 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by John Hegley

Discover the Ďscandalously talentedí (Sunday Times) poet/comedian John Hegleyís Christmas Creatures, a show for the whole family about animals that are poems and poems that are animals.

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Genre - Musical
Bohman Brother's New Year Sounds Festival
On from 07 Jan 2008 to 12 Jan 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Adam Bohman

Six jam packed nights of experimental music featuring an international line-up of musicians, free improvisers, audio artists and everything in between.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Stand Up Genre - New Writing Genre - Comedy
N20 Comedy Festival
On from 28 Jan 2008 to 12 Feb 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various Artists

This January BAC is set to erupt with an anarchic explosion of comedy in Studio 68, BACís hugely popular new cabaret theatre.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
Cloud Piece
On from 22 Feb 2008 to 15 Mar 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Nic Green

Cloud Piece is a performance by one adult (24), and one child (8). In it we aim to appreciate the difference between looking and seeing, or between seeing and really seeing. We hope to see you there.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - Classic
THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH
On from 17 Sep 2007 to 12 Apr 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Edgar Allan Poe

This critically acclaimed version of the short stories of Edgar Allan Poe has been extended till April 12th.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama Genre - Musical Genre - New Writing
My Life With the Dogs
On from 14 Apr 2008 to 03 May 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by NIE

NIE lead you on a wild romp through the Moscow backstreets, a world populated by strange and dangerous characters, raucous music and a very nervous policeman.

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Bedtime
On from 02 Sep 2008 to 02 Sep 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Fractured Cloud

There's a space for you to lie down next to me, come under the covers and see what I see...

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Supermarket DJ
On from 02 Sep 2008 to 02 Sep 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Brian

A story of love, purpose, perception and dreams; born, realised and dashed.

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Scratch Festival
On from 18 Sep 2008 to 04 Oct 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various

Join us for the ultimate Scratch event, the Scratch Festival – three long weekends of freewheeling, risk-taking cabaret.

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King Pest and Night Flyer
On from 18 Sep 2008 to 04 Oct 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by The Paper Cinema and Kora

Come to the worldís first paper cinema, bringing to life a haunting modern folk tale in the place where theatre, puppetry and video technology meet.

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Flhip Flhop - Everything Happens on the Break
On from 09 Oct 2008 to 11 Oct 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Rannel

Elements of hip-hop are hidden and twisted into a dynamic physical performance combining witty dialogue and intricate choreography to create an energetic and hilarious comedy.

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Genre - Comedy
Hans Teeuwen
On from 13 Oct 2008 to 14 Oct 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Hans Teeuwen

Probably the most exciting comedian to hit the British stage in years, Hans Teeuwen brings his phenomenally surreal, critical acclaimed cabaret to BAC.

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Trilogy - Part 3
On from 16 Oct 2008 to 18 Oct 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Nic Green

Trilogy examines what it means to be a woman in our world, by understanding the past, acknowledging our present, and looking to the future.

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Iris Brunette
On from 09 Oct 2008 to 25 Oct 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Melanie Wilson

A sortie into a curious cityscape of the future past, featuring Iris Brunette: part forensic detective, part compassionate voyeur.

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Once And For All We're Gonna Tell You Who We Are So Shut Up And Listen
On from 25 Oct 2008 to 28 Oct 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Ontroerend Goed

This runaway smash hit of Edinburgh Fringe 2008 sees a cast of 13 teenagers in a breathtaking and intoxicating mix of energy, action and emotion.

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Stewart Lee's Night of Huge Bangers
On from 07 Nov 2008 to 07 Nov 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Stewart Lee & Guests

Join comic Stewart Lee and friends for the ultimate night of laughs in aid of BAC.

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Genre - Drama
About Silence
On from 13 Nov 2008 to 15 Nov 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Proto-type Theater

Paranoia, beauty and the pain of intimate human relationships are explored by three people with a video projector, a laptop and music from another world.

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Genre - Drama
Being Brown (Half the Time)*
On from 13 Nov 2008 to 15 Nov 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by TdC

This is the experiment: Two brothers who have masqueraded as white contemplate browness.

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Genre - Drama
The Thing Done
On from 18 Nov 2008 to 19 Nov 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by YPT1

Directed by Samantha Butler of Fevered Sleep

YPT1 invite you to travel with them into a world where art and life are inseparable.

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Plum
On from 20 Nov 2008 to 22 Nov 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by The Involunteers

Does the perfect British accent bring cultural power?

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Genre - Drama
The Birds
On from 25 Nov 2008 to 26 Nov 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by YPT2

Directed by Melanie Wilson

YPT2 create a living installation where set and sound collide.

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Security
On from 10 Nov 2008 to 29 Nov 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Zena Edwards

This comical and moving tale of unexpected friendship confronts the issues of security and identity through a fusion of performance poetry, theatre, movement and song.

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Mind Out
On from 13 Nov 2008 to 29 Nov 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Station House Opera

Station House Opera returns with a complex game of human relations laced with a cruel humour, in which each performer is split in two.

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Genre - Drama
Actions
On from 27 Nov 2008 to 29 Nov 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Wendy Houstoun

'Actions is an umbrella title under which individual acts will be presented. I see the course of these acts taking many forms over time and although these first acts are solo acts, I see the future being much more collaborative. These first acts serve as a kind of declaration of intent – a kind of base from which other things will spring.' Wendy Houstoun

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Vlatka Horvat Exhibition
On from 13 Nov 2008 to 29 Nov 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Vlatka Horvat

With a strong connection to performance, Vlatka Horvatís work makes use of a range of media from video and photography to works on paper and projects with text. She stages puzzling encounters between a human figure and elements of the built environment.

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Genre - Drama
The Man Who Pictured Space From His Apartment
On from 01 Dec 2008 to 02 Dec 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Cupola Bobber

With an eye on vaudeville and the night sky, Cupola Bobber investigate the stars, the railroad, and their memories to pinpoint something infinitely satisfying.

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Genre - Drama
A Small Town Anywhere
On from 09 Dec 2008 to 13 Dec 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Coney

Welcome to a small town anywhere. Your small town. Youíve lived here for a while. Letís hope the powers that be havenít discovered your filthy secretÖ

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Genre - Drama
Crocosmia
On from 19 Dec 2008 to 20 Dec 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by Little Bulb Theatre

You go into the attic, you find a boxÖ itís full of records. They havenít been played for years. They were once so important but now theyíre just a bunch of weird faces in bad clothes. Youíre looking through the names and all the many titles, thereís a squeeze in your tummy and music fills your earsÖ

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Genre - Drama
Beyond Our Kennel
On from 18 Dec 2008 to 23 Dec 2008
Battersea Arts Centre
by John Hegley

The Dogs' Home show comes home to Battersea. With additional Tortoise Enigma. Not designed for children, but usually tolerable to those over 7. Some joining in. No hamsters.

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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
On from 06 Dec 2008 to 10 Jan 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by 1927

Using the aesthetic of silent film, a series of comic vignettes unfold in which the actresses interact seamlessly with antiquated animation.

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Genre - Drama
The Retreat
On from 22 Jan 2009 to 23 Jan 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by The Baked Bean Theatre Company

Welcome to The Retreat, a rehab clinic where addicts share their stories. Sad, funny and brutally honest, everyone has a different tale to tell and a different way of telling it...

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New Year New Spaces: Open Doors
On from 30 Jan 2009 to 31 Jan 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC

Come and explore the four corners of BAC and witness the culmination of our biggest ever residency programme...

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Cafť Live
On from 16 Jan 2009 to 31 Jan 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC

Join us in the Cafť Bar for four nights of music and performance...

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Genre - Comedy
N2O: Pappy's Fun Club
On from 02 Feb 2009 to 03 Feb 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Pappy's Fun Club

Pappy's Fun Club are Britain's best new sketch troupe. At the 2007 Edinburgh Festival they earned an If.Comedy nomination for Best Show, leading to appearances on BBC3's Comedy Shuffle, Radio 1's Switch and ITV's Comedy Cuts.

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New Year New Sounds: Tuning Up
On from 04 Feb 2009 to 04 Feb 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Stephen Cornford and Bill Leslie

Tuning Up is a visual exploration of spatial acoustics by helium balloon and harmonica...

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Genre - Comedy
N2O: Mark Thomas
On from 05 Feb 2009 to 06 Feb 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Mark Thomas

Brand new (and new-ish!) material from the comic and activist as he works towards a national tour...

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New Year New Sounds
On from 02 Feb 2009 to 07 Feb 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Bohman Brothers

BACís celebration of experimental music returns, featuring an international line-up of musicians, free improvisers and audio artists...

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New Year New Sounds: Felix's Machines
On from 02 Feb 2009 to 07 Feb 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Felix's Machines

Felixís Machines are a series of extraordinary mechanical instruments put together by the artist and musician Felix Thorn in his South London bedroom.

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New Year New Sounds: Singing Sock Puppets
On from 02 Feb 2009 to 07 Feb 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Matthew Irvine Brown

The Singing Sock Puppets are a range of musical toys designed by Matthew Irvine Brown, who graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2006.

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Genre - Comedy
N2O: Jon Richardson
On from 14 Feb 2009 to 14 Feb 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Jon Richardson

Winner of the 2008 Chortle Breakthrough Act Award, Jon Richardson is one of the most in-demand young artists on the UK comedy circuit today...

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Genre - Comedy
N2O: New Art Club's Extra Ordinary World
On from 20 Feb 2009 to 20 Feb 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by New Art Club

Fast-paced, funny and fresh onto the comedy circuit, New Art Club (aka Tom Roden and Pete
Shenton), mix comedy with choreography in a quest to find the ultimate dance move...

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Genre - Comedy
N2O: Murray Lachlan Young
On from 21 Feb 2009 to 21 Feb 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Murray Lachlan Young

A brilliantly unique performer, stand-up poet and satirist, Murray Lachlan Young combines the predatory humour of the Victorian cautionary tale with the pointed whimsy of Noel Coward...

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Genre - Comedy
N2O: Micha Wertheim
On from 23 Feb 2009 to 24 Feb 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Micha Wertheim

Described by The Scotsman as Ďthe fringe's most controversial actí, Micha Wertheim brings his edgy and intelligent comedy to BAC for the first time...

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Genre - Comedy
N2O: Cruel and Unusual
On from 25 Feb 2009 to 26 Feb 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Keith Farnon

Cruel and unusual punishment is prohibited under the 8th amendment of the U.S. Constitution but the Death Penalty is still legal. This means that you can hang someone, shoot them, electrocute them and poison them but under no circumstances should you have someone executed by a dwarf in a penguin suit dropping a giant jelly bean on their head. Because thatíd be cruelÖand unusual.

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Genre - Comedy
N2O: Jeremy Hardy
On from 27 Feb 2009 to 28 Feb 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Jeremy Hardy

Jeremyís perhaps best remembered as a much younger man, but there is nothing he can do about that now. Still alive and able to speak unaided for lengthy periods, this show will be not so much be a one-man show as an under-staffed cavalcade...

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Genre - Comedy
N2O: ZOE LYONS AND SUSAN CALMAN (DOUBLE BILL)
On from 06 Mar 2009 to 06 Mar 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Zoe Lyons and Susan Calman

Recession, disaster, Russians. Itís the end of the world and you, the audience, are the only survivors...

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Genre - Comedy
N2O: ARTURART-RETRO-LITE
On from 18 Feb 2009 to 07 Mar 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Arthur Smith

Step back and prepare to applaud a new phenomenon in the World of British Art...

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Low Life
On from 07 Mar 2009 to 14 Mar 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Blind Summit

Blind Summit Theatre presents Low Life – a cabaret of people with hang ups and puppets with hang overs...

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Genre - Drama
Scar Stories
On from 12 Mar 2009 to 28 Mar 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Patrizia Paolini

A selection of stories and teenage remembrances, Scar Stories is a surprising, amusing, moving and provoking look at trauma, violence and emotion...

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Forest Fringe at BAC
On from 27 Mar 2009 to 28 Mar 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Forest Fringe at BAC

BAC supported venue Forest Fringe was the underground hit of this yearís Edinburgh Festival, garnering several awards for its line-up of experimental shows, installations and intimate encounters. Join us as it returns to BAC for a weekend of adventure and experimentation...

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
BAC BURST Festival
On from 15 May 2009 to 30 May 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC

Come and experience 51 Reasons for Living

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Genre - Comedy
N2O - Comedy Season
On from 13 Jul 2009 to 01 Aug 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC

Another inebriating mixture of Edinburgh previews and works-in-progress with BAC's biannual season of comedy.

Top names and old favourites to make you squeak with joy!

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Genre - Drama
Mad Forest
On from 17 Jul 2009 to 08 Aug 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Caryl Churchill

Bogdan and Irina sit in silence.
A soldier and a waiter stand smoking in the street.
Florina comes in from work.
The dog looks up.
The revolution is right around the corner.

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The 14th Tale
On from 18 Aug 2009 to 18 Aug 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Inua Ellams

Through deft and beautiful poetry, Inua challenges our expectations of what it is to be a young, black male in London today.

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Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy Genre - Musical Genre - New Writing
Crocosmia
On from 10 Sep 2009 to 26 Sep 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Little Bulb Theatre

ĎUnbearably poignantÖ beautifully directed, lovingly actedí Guardian

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Genre - New Writing
Rules and Regs
On from 25 Sep 2009 to 26 Sep 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various

Rules and Regs is a a national residency programme for artists that lands in London for the first time. Four artists have been invited to BAC, to create new a performance in response to rules devised to challenge their usual creative strategies.

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Genre - New Writing
Scratch Festival
On from 10 Sep 2009 to 26 Sep 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various

Three long weekends of freewheeling, risk taking cabaret. Get into the building with a £5 Festival Ticket and be guided around an assortment of Scratch performances. Come in, grab a drink, explore the building and experience the future of theatre like never before.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Kids Theatre
Home Sweet Home
On from 14 Oct 2009 to 17 Oct 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Subject to_ Change

Come and play with Home Sweet Home Estates and make your property owning dreams a glorious, cardboard reality.

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Genre - New Writing
Handbag
On from 19 Oct 2009 to 19 Oct 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Geraldine Pilgrim

A beat begins, a mirror ball turns and the sound of a classic dance track fills the air...

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Keep Dancing
On from 22 Oct 2009 to 07 Nov 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Wendy Houstoun

A dialogue with technology and a visual display including fascinating archive footage. Houstoun challenges preconceptions about movement but also communicates clearly and humorously about contemporary culture.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
The Night Flyer
On from 10 Nov 2009 to 10 Nov 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by The Paper Cinema

Ď2008ís most disarmingly charming Edinburgh Festival hit.í Time Out

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Genre - New Writing
Dash Dash Dash
On from 19 Nov 2009 to 21 Nov 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by David Gale

Playwright David Gale, erstwhile writer for Lumiere & Son, after some decades in the scripting saddle, turns to a new performance challenge.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Comedy Genre - Musical Genre - New Writing Genre - Kids Theatre
Christmas at the Batterseaside
On from 21 Dec 2009 to 23 Nov 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by John Hegley

A chance to make palm trees and footprints in the sand castle, seasonal and unseasonal songs, and poems seasoned with audience drawing and chorus.

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Genre - Comedy
Universality Challenge
On from 04 Dec 2009 to 04 Dec 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Yara El-Sherbini

Universality Challenge is a live game show inspired by the popular BBC programme that playfully examines knowledge and universal experiences.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
Jiggery Pokery
On from 01 Dec 2009 to 19 Dec 2009
Battersea Arts Centre
by Amanda Lawrence & Paul Hunter

A provocative, funny and moving homage to Carry On actor Charles Hawtrey.

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1984
On from 02 Dec 2009 to 09 Jan 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by Blind Summit Theatre

In a world where even your thoughts are controlled and revolution is just around the corner, Julia and Winston begin a clandestine romance...

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Classic
Nic Green's Trilogy
On from 12 Jan 2010 to 16 Jan 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by Nic Green

Expect passion, beauty and a band of female volunteer dancers in this radical performance, delivered with relentless, raw energy.

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Genre - Stand Up Genre - Comedy
N2O Comedy Festival
On from 17 Feb 2010 to 27 Feb 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various

Highlights include Isy Suttie, Jonny Sweet, Phil Kay and Laura Solon.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Musical Genre - New Writing
Sporadical
On from 02 Mar 2010 to 20 Mar 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by Little Bulb Theatre

Join the young Welles-Ferrys for a delightful hour of arias, sea shanties, ballads and beat poetry as they host this yearís family reunion.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
The Poof Downstairs
On from 04 Mar 2010 to 20 Mar 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by Jon Haynes

A circuitous and ambiguous black comedy; this is the first play by the co-founder and joint Artistic Director of the award-winning Ridiculusmus.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
'RETURN'
On from 02 Mar 2010 to 25 Mar 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by Polarbear

Polarbear takes his audience on a spoken-word journey. ĎRETURNí is at once a film, a homecoming, a story of return, loss and memory.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
If That's All There Is
On from 29 Mar 2010 to 10 Apr 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by Inspector Sands

Inspired by the Peggy Lee song Is that all there is? the award-winning Inspector Sands present their sell-out hit from Edinburgh Fringe 2009.

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Genre - New Writing
Dash Dash Dash
On from 11 Mar 2010 to 15 May 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by David Gale

David Gale will write and direct a play a month for six months then combine the units into one final omnibus edition.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
The Human Computer
On from 12 May 2010 to 15 May 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by Will Adamsdale

'Rides roughshod over the boundaries between comedy and theatre, making us laugh even as it asks the big questions' Guardian

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Scratch Festival
On from 05 May 2010 to 22 May 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various

BAC will play host to dozens of our favourite artists as they develop new work in every corner of the building.

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The Drawing Theatre: Creative Life Drawing
On from 05 Jun 2010 to 05 Jun 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by London Drawing

The Drawing Theatre is a spectacular fusion of theatre and drawing in a creative workshop designed to inspire and excite.

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Tea Dance
On from 06 Jul 2010 to 06 Jul 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by Mr Wonderful

BAC invites you to put on your dancing shoes and step back into an age of elegance. Dance the afternoon away with Mr. Wonderful.

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15 and above - recommended age group
ONE-ON-ONE Festival
On from 06 Jul 2010 to 18 Jul 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various

Curious and willing to try something new? Individual performances, tailor-made especially for you, explode out of BAC.

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Genre - Comedy
N2O Comedy Festival
On from 20 Jul 2010 to 31 Jul 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various

We have a mixture of BAC favorites returning with new shows and previews (The Penny Dreadfuls, Richard Herring, Idiots of Ants), and a host of new talent including Jimmy McGhie and Nat Luurstemma. With a mixture of storytelling shows (Phil Kay, Storytellersí Club), live art (The Two Wrongies, New Art Club) and musical comedy (Tom Adams, Delete the Banjax), there is something for everyone.

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Genre - Drama
The Jewish Wife
On from 21 Jul 2010 to 14 Aug 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by Bertolt Brecht translated by John Willett.

This yearís JMK award-winner takes a fresh look at a work of personal tragedy and national travesty.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
6.0 How Heap and Pebble Took on the World and Won
On from 09 Sep 2010 to 25 Sep 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by Dancing Brick

An incredible story of sportsmen and women who never say die, and the story of friendship and love when everything else has disappeared.

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Twin Peaks Weekender
On from 23 Oct 2010 to 24 Oct 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by David Lynch + various artists

Buy a ticket to the building for a ĎLynch lock-iní comprising installations and performances across BAC, including a 30 hour all-nighter screening of Twin Peaks presented in all of its cinematic glory in BACís Grand Hall.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Great Escape (A Borrower's Tale)
On from 04 Dec 2010 to 31 Dec 2010
Battersea Arts Centre
by A BAC Production. Conceived & created by Kazuko Hohki.

Become a member of the Borrowers International Network, a secret agency that uses super sleuth skills to uncover evidence for the existence of Borrowers.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
The Animal and Children Took to the Streets
On from 08 Dec 2010 to 08 Jan 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by 1927

1927 invite you to a dystopian metropolis of inner city paranoia. Seamlessly synchronizing live music, storytelling, film and animation this is a wickedly twisted tale.

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Genre - New Writing
The Red Shoes
On from 02 Mar 2011 to 09 Apr 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Kneehigh

An award-winning piece from an acclaimed company. Passionate, irreverent, funny, and rude, The Red Shoes fuses live and recorded sound, visually and physically powerful images, and a story to make your heart pound.

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Tea Dance
On from 31 May 2011 to 11 May 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC

BAC invites you to put on your dancing shoes and step back into an age of elegance. Dance the afternoon away with Mr. Wonderful in the beautiful surroundings of our Grand Hall.

All ages are welcome and light refreshments are provided

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Cupid: Scratch
On from 12 May 2011 to 13 May 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Subject To Change

A mass participatory project which explores themes of love, stargazing and archery.

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The Drawing Theatre: Creative Life Drawing
On from 14 May 2011 to 14 May 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by London Drawing

The Drawing Theatre is a spectacular fusion of theatre and drawing in a creative workshop designed to inspire and excite.

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A Small Sharing of a Small Town:
On from 20 May 2011 to 20 May 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Coney

After the success of their previous show A Small Town Anywhere, Coney return to find out what happens next.

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Frankland & Sons:
On from 20 May 2011 to 21 May 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tom Frankland

Scratch allows artists to test ideas and get audience feedback. Come explore and be the first to discover the future of theatre.

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Whenever I Get Blown Up I Think Of
On from 26 May 2011 to 28 May 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Molly Naylor

Funny, frank and poetic; this is the true story of what happened next and how we put things back together after theyíve been blown apart.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - New Writing Genre - Kids Theatre
Mouth Open, Story Jump Out:
On from 28 May 2011 to 28 May 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Polarbear

His new spoken story, Mouth Open, Story Jump Out is all about what that means. What makes a lie? What makes you lie? How far can a lie go? And can you become the perfect liar

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Genre - Drama
Rock: Scratch
On from 11 Jun 2011 to 11 Jun 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by ThickSkin

Rock is the first part in a trilogy of new plays. Itís about chance, risk and putting our lives on the
edge.

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Wheelman: Scratch
On from 16 Jun 2011 to 17 Jun 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Breaking Cycles

Roll up! Roll up and prepare to be astounded! Itís 1899 and Marshal ĎMajorí Taylor is battling to become the fastest man on two wheels

Starts 7pm

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Hinterland: Scratch
On from 17 Jun 2011 to 17 Jun 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Hide and Seek

Hinterland is about the space that appears when we speak languages that arenít our mother
tongue.

starts 8:30pm

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Jimmy Stewart, An Anthropologist From Mars, Analyses Love And Happiness In Humans (And Rabbits): Scratch
On from 24 Jun 2011 to 25 Jun 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Ryan Stevens

Heís playing Jimmy Stewart, on a quest to understand the human-feeling love. Youíre the
audience, playing the planet Earth entirely from a sitting position with drink in hand.

starts 7.30pm

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Genre - New Writing
Bad Wedding Photo: Scratch
On from 01 Jul 2011 to 02 Jul 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Molly Naylor

Bad Wedding Photo is a storytelling show about family, honesty and facing your fears.

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Mantest: Scratch
On from 30 Jun 2011 to 02 Jul 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Greg McNair, Keiran Hurley and Chris Hall

Two men put Ďmanlinessí to the test in a series of head to head challenges.

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy
Hannah Ringham's Free Show
On from 28 Jul 2011 to 29 Jul 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Hannah Ringham

FREE, booking required
3pm and 7:30pm

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The Suitcase Royale in Zombatland
On from 21 Jul 2011 to 30 Jul 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by The Suitcase Royale

Two men put Ďmanlinessí to the test in a series of head to head challenges.

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Multimos : Scratch
On from 14 Jul 2011 to 30 Jul 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Bunty

Is it a gig? Is it a theatre? No. It is Multimos.

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Genre - Comedy
Hannah Ringhamís Free Show
On from 15 Sep 2011 to 16 Sep 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Hannah Ringham and Glen Neath

Directed by John Hardwick

Time: 7pm

Price: FREE ticketed

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Genre - Comedy
Legs 11: Scratch
On from 15 Sep 2011 to 17 Sep 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tom Marshman

Time: 8pm

Price: Pay What You Can

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Genre - Classic Genre - Drama
Atomkraft: Scratch
On from 22 Sep 2011 to 22 Sep 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Greg McLaren

Time: 9pm

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Genre - Comedy
Push Kick: Scratch
On from 22 Sep 2011 to 22 Sep 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Hollie McNish

7:30pm

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Best in the World: Scratch
On from 20 Oct 2011 to 22 Sep 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Unfolding Theatre

8 pm

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Genre - Drama
Made in China: Scratch
On from 22 Sep 2011 to 24 Sep 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Made in China

8:30pm

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Genre - Drama
Lost Time: Scratch
On from 23 Sep 2011 to 24 Sep 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Geraldine Pilgrim

7pm

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Genre - Classic
Drawing Theatre: The Wild Bride in London
On from 24 Sep 2011 to 24 Sep 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by London Drawing in association with Kneehigh Theatre

11am – 5pm

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Talk Like Someone From Where You Are From : Scratch
On from 20 Sep 2011 to 28 Sep 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Made in China

20 – 21 & 27 – 28 October
9pm

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Cupid: Scratch
On from 29 Sep 2011 to 30 Sep 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Subject to change

7pm

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Genre - Comedy
Mess: Scratch
On from 29 Sep 2011 to 30 Sep 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Caroline Horton

7pm

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Unhappy Birthday: Scratch
On from 30 Sep 2011 to 30 Sep 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Amy Lamť

7:30pm

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Genre - Classic Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
The Ministry for Promoting Gross National Happiness: Scratch
On from 24 Sep 2011 to 01 Oct 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Wandering Swallows

24 September 8pm & 1 October

7pm

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Genre - Drama
We Hope That Youíre Happy (Why Would We Lie?)
On from 29 Sep 2011 to 01 Oct 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Made in China

8pm

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Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
Skittles
On from 06 Oct 2011 to 08 Oct 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Richard Marsh

8pm

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Mouth Wide Open, Story Jump Out : Scratch
On from 08 Oct 2011 to 15 Oct 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Polarbear

8 October 7pm, 15 October 7:15pm

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Genre - Classic
The Drawing Theatre: Creative Life Drawing
On from 15 Oct 2011 to 15 Oct 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by London Drawing

11am-5pm

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Genre - New Writing
Freshly Scratched
On from 13 Oct 2011 to 15 Oct 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various

Freshly Scratched is back at BAC! We are giving artists who we have never worked with us before a chance to showcase their work at BAC. Come along to one of the showings at 7pm or 9pm and you will get to see six 10 minute Scratches from exciting new artists.

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Nabokov Arts Club
On from 28 Oct 2011 to 29 Oct 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Nabokov

8pm – 2am

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Kate Tempest : Scratch
On from 27 Oct 2011 to 03 Nov 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Kate Tempest

27-29 October at 8pm &

3 November at 7pm

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Genre - Drama
Bluebeard: A Fairytale for Adults
On from 01 Dec 2011 to 03 Dec 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Milk Presents

Milk Presents unravels the tale of a violent nobleman in the habit of murdering his wives and the attempts by one of them to avoid the fate of her predecessors.

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Comedian Dies in the Middle of Joke
On from 01 Dec 2011 to 03 Dec 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Ross Sutherland

Comedian Dies In The Middle Of Joke is an interactive play devised by award-winning writer Ross Sutherland.

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The Drawing Theatre: Creative Life Drawing
On from 03 Dec 2011 to 03 Dec 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by London Drawing in Association with Marega Palser Ė Mr & Mrs Clark Performance Company

The Drawing Theatre is a spectacular fusion of theatre and drawing in a creative workshop designed to inspire and excite.

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Fatherland, Motherland: Motherland: Scratch
On from 07 Dec 2011 to 08 Dec 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Nic Green

Motherland is a gentle ethnographic investigation into place, belonging, authenticity and identity, home and homelands and further understanding the edges of oneself in relation to where you come from.

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Fridge City
On from 09 Dec 2011 to 09 Dec 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Polarbear and Friends

Experience crafted tales from some of the best storytellers around and join in with the collaborative improvised story forming games.

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Force Majeure: Scratch
On from 02 Dec 2011 to 10 Dec 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by David Sheppeard Performs at Times

Disaster in the bedroom, disaster on the streets, disaster in the movies; the shit is hitting the fan continually and what are we supposed to do about it?

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Bad Wedding Photo: Scratch
On from 09 Dec 2011 to 10 Dec 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Molly Naylor and The Middle Ones

A charming and gently interactive storytelling show exploring love, fear and the relationship between the two.

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Josie Longís Christmas Show: Scratch
On from 09 Dec 2011 to 10 Dec 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Josie Long

It will be a story, with music, and itíll be better than Stay Another Day by East 17, but not as good as Fairy Tale of New York (original version) because what is?

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Skittles
On from 15 Dec 2011 to 16 Dec 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Richard Marsh

Richard Marsh's debut solo show Skittles is a tale of broken dreams, trans-American road trips and a seductive mistress called Sorrow.

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Comedy Club for Kids
On from 19 Dec 2011 to 21 Dec 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various

Cracking entertainment for everyone over the age of six, we have the best comedians on the UK circuit doing what they do best... but without the rude bits!

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Freshly Scratched Ė A Christmas Show
On from 22 Dec 2011 to 23 Dec 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various

After the roaring success of Freshly Scratched in October it will be back for a Christmas Special this December.

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BAC Christmas Market
On from 01 Dec 2011 to 24 Dec 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC

Buy your Christmas presents, pick up a tree or pop down for a warming glass of mulled wine and a bit of musical entertainment.

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The Adventures of Wound Man and Shirley
On from 01 Dec 2011 to 30 Dec 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Chris Goode & Company

The Adventures of Wound Man and Shirley is a funny and touching story by Chris Goode about two unlikely friends and the adventures they share.

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Jimmy Stewart, An Anthropologist From Mars, Analyses Love And Happiness In Humans (And Rabbits)
On from 15 Dec 2011 to 30 Dec 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tassos Stevens

This is a piece of pop-up playful storytelling with an impossible sound system.

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John Hegleyís Christmas Crackers
On from 10 Dec 2011 to 31 Dec 2011
Battersea Arts Centre
by John Hegley

Mixing poetry, songs and screwball stories, join John as he leads you on a surreal and fantastical Christmas journey with some deep stuff and a little bit of dancing.

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Good Times NYE Party
On from 31 Dec 2011 to 01 Jan 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Norman Jay

Norman Jayís ĎGood Timesí New Years Eve party has become one of the capitals firm favourites over the last 8 years.

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The Drawing Theatre
On from 18 Jan 2012 to 18 Jan 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC and The Drawing Theatre

We are really excited to be working with Spirited Bodies for the first Drawing Theatre event for 2012. This will be a fabulous opportunity to draw from a host of different bodies

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N20: Ariadne The Greek W.A.G Ė WONDERFULLY ATTRACTIVE GOLDIGGA and ďTatianaís House of FunĒ
On from 18 Jan 2012 to 18 Jan 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Alyssa Kyria and Jo Selby

BAC's N20 comedy festival returns this February showcasing some of the UK's best stand up comedians.

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Orpheus: Scratch
On from 02 Feb 2012 to 03 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Little Bulb

Little Bulb continue to explore their fusion of Orpheus in the Underworld with the 1930's Parisian Gypsy Jazz scene.

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Genre - Drama
I like the way you wear your hair: Scratch
On from 02 Feb 2012 to 04 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Greg Wohead

I like the way you wear your hair is a solo show about stomach butterflies, private thoughts and marching band conveyed through simple storytelling and projected drawings.

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Genre - Drama
When the Lions DrinkÖ: Scratch
On from 03 Feb 2012 to 04 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Bad Host

Inspired by the urban myth ĎWhen the lions drink, London will sinkÖí, Bad Host imagines a flooded London. Combining poetry and news broadcasts, live music, improvisation and a rich sensory environment

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Genre - Musical
Kate Tempest at BAC
On from 09 Feb 2012 to 10 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Kate Tempest

Kate Tempest records her new Spoken Word album at the BAC in front of an audience

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Genre - New Writing
Proscenium: Scratch
On from 10 Feb 2012 to 10 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Lundahl & Seitl

Proscenium is a scratch of the first stages of a site-specific work Lundahl and Seitl are making for Dramatení, The Royal National Theater in Stockholm.

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Still-Night: Scratch
On from 09 Feb 2012 to 11 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Berlin, Nevada

Still-Night is a work in progress toward the creation of a 40-minute show that takes as its protagonist the City in which it is being performed, inspired by Italo Calvino's Invisible Cities.

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Genre - New Writing
The Beast: Scratch
On from 09 Feb 2012 to 11 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC

nce upon a lonely time, on the outskirts of a town, in the deep dark depths of a horrible cave, lived a creature, ďThe BeastĒ everyone called him, but he liked to go by the name Winslow.

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Genre - Comedy
N20: Best of Newborn Comedy
On from 15 Feb 2012 to 15 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Pippa Evans

BAC's N20 comedy festival returns this February showcasing some of the UK's best stand up comedians.

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N20: Pappyís Fun Club
On from 15 Feb 2012 to 15 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Pappy

BAC's N20 comedy festival returns this February showcasing some of the UK's best stand up comedians.

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Genre - Comedy
N20: Lets Go Mofo
On from 16 Feb 2012 to 16 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Jarred Christmas

BAC's N20 comedy festival returns this February showcasing some of the UK's best stand up comedians.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Musical
N20: Sara Pasoe: The Musical
On from 16 Feb 2012 to 16 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sara Pascoe

ĎSara Pascoe: The Musicalí is the tale of a lady who lived from the 1980's to 2012.

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N20: Dan Antopolski & Jigsaw
On from 17 Feb 2012 to 17 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Dan Antolpolski

BAC's N20 comedy festival returns this February showcasing some of the UK's best stand up comedians.

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Genre - Drama
How To Be A Leader
On from 16 Feb 2012 to 18 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tim Clare

Overthrown your corrupt government and wondering what to do next? Love democracy (in theory) but prefer power, golden statues and tons of sweet loot?

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N20: Chris Martin and Joel Dommett
On from 18 Feb 2012 to 18 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Chris Martin and Joel Dommett

BAC's N20 comedy festival returns this February showcasing some of the UK's best stand up comedians.

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N20: Milton Jones: Work In Progress
On from 22 Feb 2012 to 22 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Milton Jones

BAC's N20 comedy festival returns this February showcasing some of the UK's best stand up comedians.

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Genre - Comedy
N20: Can I be Honest?
On from 23 Feb 2012 to 23 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tom Deacon

BAC's N20 comedy festival returns this February showcasing some of the UK's best stand up comedians.

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N2O: Gentle Songs
On from 23 Feb 2012 to 23 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tom Adams

BAC's N2O comedy festival returns this February showcasing some of the UK's best stand up comedians.

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N20: Amongst Other Things
On from 17 Feb 2012 to 24 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by James Acaster

BAC's N20 comedy festival returns this February showcasing some of the UK's best stand up comedians.

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N2O: Carl Donnelly 3: Carl Donnelier!
On from 24 Feb 2012 to 24 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Carl Donnelly

BAC's N20 comedy festival returns this February showcasing some of the UK's best stand up comedians.

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Genre - Drama
Melanie Wilson and Gemma Brockis Ė A Double Bill: Scratch
On from 23 Feb 2012 to 25 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Melanie Wilson and Gemma Brockis

Melanie and Gemma offer the first outing of two new chamber pieces of writing for solo performance.

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The Adventures of THUNDER and COAL: Scratch
On from 23 Feb 2012 to 25 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by NONESUCH THEATRE

A man in a daze, a mouse in a maze: whatís at the end of all these tunnels? Thunder and Coal explores the parallels between the lives of the mice in the London Underground and the bigger mammals fumbling darkly up above them.

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Genre - Drama
These Trees are Made of Blood: Scratch
On from 23 Feb 2012 to 25 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Amy Draper

September 1976. Ten students disappear during Argentinaís Dirty War.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Stand Up
N2O: The Wonderful World of Wilfredo
On from 25 Feb 2012 to 25 Feb 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Matt Roper

BAC's N2O comedy festival returns this February showcasing some of the UK's best stand up comedians.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Musical
nabokov Arts Club: Fable
On from 02 Mar 2012 to 03 Mar 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by nabokov Arts Club

Following their epic sold out Festival of the Dead, the nabokov Arts Club returns to BAC for another weekend of live arts and late-night mayhem.

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Genre - Drama
Mayday Mayday
On from 05 Mar 2012 to 10 Mar 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Theatre Damfino

The death of winter, the birth of summer. A man falls head first off a wall. Years later he tries to remember what happened next. This is a true story.

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Genre - New Writing
We Hope That Youíre Happy (Why Would We Lie?)
On from 05 Mar 2012 to 24 Mar 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Made in China

A thrilling rollercoaster of a show about making sense of a mad world. Full of quick wit, hilarious stupidity, shards of deep dark insight, pop music, excess and plenty of mess.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Mouth Open, Story Jump Out
On from 17 Mar 2012 to 24 Mar 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Polarbear

Polarbear makes things up. Stories. He started when he was 10. Back then it helped him out of trouble. These days itís what buys him food and shoes.

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Sunday Moring at the Centre of the World by Louis de Bernieres
On from 19 Mar 2012 to 24 Mar 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Bad Physics

Following a critically acclaimed run at Southwark Playhouse and the Brighton Fringe, Bad Physics bring their hit production (**** Time Out Criticsí Choice) to BAC. Louis de BerniŤres will be playing the character of the Narrator for one night only on Saturday 24th March.

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Genre - Drama
Multimos: Scratch
On from 01 Mar 2012 to 31 Mar 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Bunty and Metaluna

Is it a gig? Is it a theatre? No. It is Multimos, a collection of songs caught in a web of theatrics which follow Bunty through streets, dreams, TV screens and lullaby machines to create a multimedia theatrical journey.

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Genre - New Writing
Major Tom: Scratch
On from 31 Mar 2012 to 31 Mar 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Major Tom

Major Tomís first show was a disaster. Unperturbed, by a judge advising me to buy a new dog, I immersed myself deeper into the world of competitive beauty.

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Genre - New Writing
Best In The World
On from 03 May 2012 to 05 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Unfolding Theatre

When darts fan, Annie Rigby watched Phil 'The Power' Taylor win his 15th World Darts Championship she began to wonder, ďWhat is it like to be best in the world?Ē

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Genre - New Writing
Early Days Of A Better Nation: Scratch
On from 11 May 2012 to 11 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Coney

The revolution is over. It is time to start shaping your new nation. What are the rules we want to live by? Who leads us? Why are we a country at all?

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Make Better Please
On from 01 May 2012 to 12 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Univited Guests

Bring us the troubles of the world, this city's crises and the hope in your hearts.

Uninvited Guests are in town. We call on the people to gather with us, to read the day's newspapers together, to speak and to listen.

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Genre - New Writing
Alma Mater
On from 01 May 2012 to 12 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Fish & Game

A filmic tour-for-one, Alma Mater fuses high-technology with lo-fi charm as individual audience members enter a specially constructed, full-scale childís bedroom to immerse themselves Ė via iPad Ė in the world of a little girl.

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Genre - New Writing
Too Close To The Sun: Scratch
On from 03 May 2012 to 12 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Rhiannon Armstrong & Hannah Reade

Drawing on their recent interactive work with unfiltered audiences and on visual and musical narratives, these two storytellers work in tandem to applaud humanness and explore optimistic ways of life.

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Genre - New Writing
Me, Myself & Miss Gibbs
On from 10 May 2012 to 12 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Francesca MillicanĖSlater

The performance takes audiences on an intricate journey, gently questioning how we remember those that went before us and how we might like to be remembered ourselves.

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Genre - New Writing
A Small Town Anywhere
On from 03 May 2012 to 12 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Coney

You are invited by the Small Town Historian to don hat and badge to become a citizen in a recreation of the most momentous week in the history of A Small Town Anywhere.. Play as you like: it will be what will have happened!

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Genre - New Writing
The Drawing Theatre: Creative Live Drawing
On from 19 May 2012 to 19 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by London Drawing

The Drawing Theatre is a spectacular fusion of theatre and drawing in a creative workshop designed to inspire and excite.

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BABEL
On from 08 May 2012 to 20 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by WildWorks and Battersea Arts Centre

Promising to be one the most talked about events of 2012, BABEL will be a theatrical experience of truly epic proportions.

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Genre - New Writing
BABEL
On from 08 May 2012 to 20 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Wildworks and Battersea Arts Centre Present

This spectacular outdoor production, with a cast of 300, combines storytelling, live music, massed choirs and state-of-the-art visual effects to celebrate what it means to be part of a truly global community, and the world city that is London.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Homegrown: Autobiographical Performance
On from 24 May 2012 to 24 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Glas[s] Performance

Come to BAC on Thursday evenings to take part in drop in workshops in theatre and music led by the UKís leading artists. If you are studying or working in the arts Homegrown is a great way to gain skills, learn from industry professionals and meet like-minded people.

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Genre - New Writing
Ethometric Museum
On from 18 May 2012 to 26 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Ray Lee

Fascinating, compelling and hauntingly beautiful. Ethometric Museum is an immersive journey into a hypnotic and mesmerising world.

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Genre - Comedy
Sporting Spuds
On from 24 May 2012 to 26 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by John Hegley

There will be no potato hurling but there IS a certain amount of rolling of these blighters, along with onions and cabbages. Apart from this display of Ďvegetaboulesí there is also football chanting and other feats of open wordplay.

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Genre - New Writing
Legs 11
On from 24 May 2012 to 26 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tom Marshman

In this intimate performance, Tom conveys a brave story of misfits and transformation, hospital visits and rejuvenation.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
14 Tables: Scratch
On from 25 May 2012 to 26 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by 30 Bird Productions

Mehrdad, Mamoru and Jessamin are delighted to invite you to dinnerÖa dinner with a difference; where food dances on the table and the conversation is far from what youíd expect: Giraffes, Bach, copulating steaks and a hairy Jesus.

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Homegrown: Moves In The Game
On from 31 May 2012 to 31 May 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Cathy Naden

Come to BAC on Thursday evenings to take part in drop in workshops in theatre and music led by the UKís leading artists. If you are studying or working in the arts Homegrown is a great way to gain skills, learn from industry professionals and meet like-minded people.

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Genre - New Writing
Exposure
On from 08 Jun 2012 to 08 Jun 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Jo Bannon

This intimate one to one performance is a tender and tentative look into autobiography, asking how fully we can reveal ourselves – to ourselves, to another, with another.

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Genre - Drama
Hitch/Crunch Double Bill
On from 07 Jun 2012 to 09 Jun 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Keiran Hurley & Gary McNair

Humorous, honest, thought-provoking and ultimately hopeful, Hitch is a story of global leaders, compassionate strangers, a young manÖand his thumb.

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Anna Beecher: Scratch
On from 07 Jun 2012 to 09 Jun 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Anna Beecher

Based on collected myths, memories and objects, this show asks the big questions about death, like what to do with a personís toothbrush once they are gone.

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Homegrown: Live Art Collisions
On from 14 Jun 2012 to 14 Jun 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Harun Morrison

Come to BAC on Thursday evenings to take part in drop in workshops in theatre and music led by the UKís leading artists. If you are studying or working in the arts Homegrown is a great way to gain skills, learn from industry professionals and meet like-minded people.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Berlin Nevada: Scratch
On from 15 Jun 2012 to 15 Jun 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Silvia Mercuriali and Gemma Brockis

Its mission is to explore public spaces through a theatrical lens, creating works to fuse fiction and reality and complicate both.

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Hollie McNish: Scratch
On from 14 Jun 2012 to 16 Jun 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Hollie McNish

Poet Hollie Mcnish returns to BAC to create a new show exploring motherhood as part of Scratch Online.

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Genre - Drama
Square Go: Scratch
On from 14 Jun 2012 to 16 Jun 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Gary McNair & Kieran Hurley

Square Go is a development of last years BAC scratch performance of Man Test, exploring the effects of cultural ideas about masculinity, from the playground to the wrestling ring.

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Genre - New Writing
Josie Long Edinburgh Preview
On from 18 Jun 2012 to 20 Jun 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Josie Long

Josie Long previews her new show for Edinburgh Festival 2012 at BAC.

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Homegrown: Me Me Me
On from 21 Jun 2012 to 21 Jun 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Bryony Kimmings

Come to BAC on Thursday evenings to take part in drop in workshops in theatre and music led by the UKís leading artists. If you are studying or working in the arts Homegrown is a great way to gain skills, learn from industry professionals and meet like-minded people.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
My Robot Heart
On from 21 Jun 2012 to 22 Jun 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Molly Naylor

My Robot Heart is a show about Love and Fear: creating stories and songs in order to explore the meaning of both, and the relationship between the two.

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Genre - Drama
Operation Greenfield
On from 07 Jun 2012 to 23 Jun 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Little Bulb Theatre

With a stage full of instruments and an eclectic mix of recorded music, Little Bulb Theatre capture the confusing, awkward and beautifully naÔve time of adolescence.

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Genre - New Writing
I Promise To Swim The Channel (Or The Story Of How I Might): Scratch
On from 21 Jun 2012 to 23 Jun 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Francesca Millican-Slater

Francesca asks why the sea flows through our sub-conscious, why she runs to the sea, why it soothes her soul, what legends lie beneath its waves.

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Brand New Ancients: Scratch
On from 21 Jun 2012 to 23 Jun 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Kate Tempest

Kate Tempest will be scratching her new theatre show, Brand New Ancients, which explores notions of how an everyday person can be heroic, telling the story of two families as they intertwine against an epic backdrop of mythology and the city.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
The Coming Storm
On from 19 Jun 2012 to 23 Jun 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Forced Entertainment

Employing devices from amateur dramatics, puppet theatre, song and naive dance, they tell an epic story that is resolutely too big for the stage.

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Homegrown: The Rhythm of Performance
On from 04 Jul 2012 to 04 Jul 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Neil Callaghan

Come to BAC on Thursday evenings to take part in drop in workshops in theatre and music led by the UKís leading artists. If you are studying or working in the arts Homegrown is a great way to gain skills, learn from industry professionals and meet like-minded people.

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Genre - New Writing
Rio Artists Occupation Launch
On from 08 Jul 2012 to 08 Jul 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Forced Entertainment

Marking the link between London 2012 and Rio 2016, 30 of the cityís most exciting artists will be turning up the Brazilian heat in London in the run up to the Olympics with an eye-watering series of performances, parties, pop-up films and music events presented across the city.

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Genre - New Writing
Holocene: Scratch
On from 14 Sep 2012 to 22 Aug 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by David Sheppeard Performs At Times

Reflections on eruptions, both geological and emotional, in a world intent on destruction. This play may or may not involve the building of a volcanoÖ

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Genre - Musical Genre - Drama
John Moran in Thailand
On from 31 Aug 2012 to 31 Aug 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by John Moran

John Moran in Thailand is a chapter in a series of elegant music-theatre performances by John Moran, which tell the tale of losing one's way as a touring artist.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
These Trees Are Made Of Blood: Scratch
On from 30 Aug 2012 to 01 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Amy Draper, Produced by Lucy Jackson and Written by Paul Jenkins

Following on from her scratch week in February, director Amy Draper continues to explore the story of one motherís search for her son.

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Genre - New Writing
Stand By For Tape Back-Up: Scratch
On from 30 Aug 2012 to 01 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Ross Sutherland

Ross Sutherland takes a videotape that used to belong to his Granddad and remixes the material into a brand-new audiovisual poem on memory, death and reruns.

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Genre - Musical Genre - Drama
Etudes: Amsterdam
On from 30 Aug 2012 to 01 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by John Moran

From Amsterdam to Bangkok, Moran's seamless blend of movement, sound and theatricality tell a tale of losing one's way as a touring artist.

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Genre - Drama
Tree
On from 06 Sep 2012 to 08 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sweetshop Revolution

A funny, thought-provoking piece of highly physical immersive theatre, accompanied by mugs of cider.

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Genre - Drama
Only Wolves and Lions
On from 06 Sep 2012 to 08 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Unfinished Buisness

Mixing cooking, performance and a good chat, Only Wolves and Lions takes a fresh look at human behaviour in the pursuit of happiness.

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BAC Talks Lab: Transition Towns
On from 13 Sep 2012 to 13 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC and Various Artists

Through BAC Talks Lab this season, we are inviting artists, audiences, young people and members of our local community to explore three themes

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...A Moment In Yarn
On from 14 Sep 2012 to 14 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sayraphim Lothian

Through a short, intimate conversation over a cup of tea, your moment is transformed into a crocheted memento for you to keep.

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Genre - Drama
Puffball
On from 13 Sep 2012 to 15 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Caroline Williams

Puffball is an owl...Puffball is unwell...Puffball must fly.

A true story of recovery as told by a man with big hair.

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Genre - New Writing
Yeti: Scratch
On from 13 Sep 2012 to 15 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Peter McMaster

Peter McMaster takes us from adolescence to adulthood in this poignant exploration of his own relationship with the mysterious yeti of the Himalayas.

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Transition Towns Conference Cabaret
On from 15 Sep 2012 to 15 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC

BAC and the Transition Town Network welcome you to the Grand Hall for an evening filled with Music, Theatre, Spoken Word, Film and Talks.

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Genre - Drama
Motor Vehicle Sundown
On from 05 Sep 2012 to 16 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Andy Field

Motor Vehicle Sundown is a journey through the history of our relationship to this most mythologised of objects and the dream of America with which it is so intimately bound up.

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Genre - Drama
Still Night
On from 20 Sep 2012 to 21 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Berlin Nevada

'Still-Night' is a show inspired by Italo Calvino's 'Invisible Cities', casting London as its main actor.

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Genre - Drama
Brand New Ancients
On from 04 Sep 2012 to 22 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Kate Tempest

The gods are in the betting shops, the gods are in the cafť, the gods are watching telly in their flats...the gods are at the doctors, getting something for the stress, the gods are in the toilets having unprotected sex. ...

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Genre - New Writing
Matryoshka: Scratch
On from 20 Sep 2012 to 22 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Ammar Haj Ahmad

Matryoshka is a puzzle that takes you to the edges of the blurry boundaries that distinguish dreams and reality.

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Genre - New Writing
When The Lions Drink...: Scratch
On from 21 Sep 2012 to 22 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Bad Host

Infused with poetry, sea shanties and sodden objects, When the Lions Drink... tells a waterlogged tale of intimate goodbyes and catastrophe.

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Genre - Drama Genre - Kids Theatre
The Incredible Book Eating Boy
On from 22 Sep 2012 to 23 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Bootworks Theatre

This exciting theatre adaptation of Oliver Jeffersí award-winning childrenís book by Bootworks Theatre follows the story of a boy with a voracious appetite for books.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Musical
John Cage - Indeterminacy
On from 23 Sep 2012 to 23 Sep 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by With Steve Beresford, Tania Chen, Stewart Lee, and Alan Tomlinson

Indeterminacy was originally recorded in 1959, with David Tudor playing the piano and John Cage reading aloud 90 stories, each lasting one minute.

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Genre - Drama
Another Voice I Listen To: Scratch
On from 08 Oct 2012 to 08 Oct 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Ellen McDougall and Mark Arends

An exploration of what happens when you lose something important.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Northern Soul
On from 08 Oct 2012 to 08 Oct 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Victoria Melody

"Northern Soul is a bit about northern soul, itís also a bit about pigeons, but mainly itís about me Ė Victoria MelodyĒ

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Genre - Drama
Something We Don't Talk About: Scratch
On from 08 Oct 2012 to 08 Oct 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Hollie McNish

Lots of us cry. Lots of us feel isolated. Lots of us laugh. But we don't seem to talk about it.

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Genre - Drama Genre - Kids Theatre
The Good Neighbour
On from 13 Oct 2012 to 04 Nov 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC

At Batterseaís old Town Hall, an adventure for all ages is waiting to burst out, take over the building and spill onto the streets

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Neon Friday
On from 23 Nov 2012 to 23 Nov 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC

a building full of neons, music and some rather unusual cocktails Ė Toxic Loan or Eurozone Sour anyone?

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Genre - Drama
Sight is The Sense That Dying People Tend To Lose First
On from 22 Nov 2012 to 24 Nov 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tim Etchells

Sight is the SenseÖ explores the absurdity and horror of consciousness as it tries and fails to seize and define everything that it encounters

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
How A Man Crumbled
On from 22 Nov 2012 to 24 Nov 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Clout Theatre

Expressionist silent film meets grotesque slapstick in a world where clocks have no hands and a cucumber can kill a man.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Modelling Play: Scratch
On from 29 Nov 2012 to 30 Nov 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Boho Interactive with Coney and Applespiel

Modelling Play asks why some systems collapse and others bounce back, why some communities hold together despite adversity while others turn on themselves.

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Genre - Drama
The Coming Storm
On from 20 Nov 2012 to 01 Dec 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Forced Entertainment

In this new work international innovators Forced Entertainment tangle and cross-cut multiple stories to make a compelling and unstable performance.

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Genre - Drama
Machines For Living
On from 04 Dec 2012 to 08 Dec 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by A Let Slip and Crank Collaboration

Fusing playful dark humour with tragic scope, Let Slip/ Crank bring their irreverent and visually arresting style to explore the legacy of Britainís tower blocks.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
The Many Apologies of Pecos Bill: Scratch
On from 06 Dec 2012 to 08 Dec 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Greg Wohead

An investigation of tall tales, an evocation of big skies and an attempt to reach backwards across an ocean.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama
Northern Soul
On from 14 Dec 2012 to 15 Dec 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Victoria Melody

ďNorthern Soul is a bit about northern soul, itís also a bit about pigeons, but mainly itís about me Ė Victoria MelodyĒ

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Standby For Tape Back-Up: Scratch
On from 19 Dec 2012 to 21 Dec 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Ross Sutherland

Sutherland takes a videotape that used to belong to his Granddad and remixes the material into a brand-new audiovisual poem on memory, death and reruns.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Romance and Adventure
On from 19 Dec 2012 to 21 Dec 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Josie Long

This show is about struggling to keep going when you are tired out, about doubt and about turning 30.

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Genre - Drama
My Name is Rifnur: Scratch
On from 21 Dec 2012 to 22 Dec 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Mabel Jones

A celebration of contrasting cultures, the joy of correspondence and the wonder of a single, improbable childhood moment that gave seed to an unlikely friendship.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Red, Like Our Room Used To Feel
On from 12 Dec 2012 to 22 Dec 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Ryan van Winkle

Red Like Our Room Used To Feel is an intimate poetry performance from Ryan Van Winkle. It is an audio voyage featuring melodies from Ragland.

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Genre - Drama
Orpheus: Scratch
On from 20 Dec 2012 to 22 Dec 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Little Bulb

Expect hot club music, cheeky theatrics and a certain mustachioed guitarist

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Genre - Drama
Living Things: Scratch
On from 20 Dec 2012 to 22 Dec 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by Anna Beecher

Death turns up in all the wrong places and the story is funnier, stranger and more personal than she ever wanted it to be.

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Midnight Feasts
On from 14 Dec 2012 to 23 Dec 2012
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC

We have 4 special nights planned for us to get into our pyjamas, sneak to the kitchen cupboard and stuff our faces

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Genre - Drama
The Future Show
On from 10 Jan 2013 to 12 Jan 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Deborah Pearson

In a simple, honest and personal monologue told completely in future tense, she attempts to unravel the promise and anxiety of what could lie ahead.

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Genre - Kids Theatre Genre - Drama Genre - Classic
Midnight's Pumpkin
On from 08 Dec 2012 to 13 Jan 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Kneehigh

Don't miss the chance to go to a party you will never forget in Kneehigh's wild and wonderful take on Cinderella.

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Genre - Drama
A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings
On from 03 Jan 2013 to 19 Jan 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Little Angel Production in Association with Kneehigh

A startling world of ruined beauty and magic reality where everyone dreams of their five minutes of fame and riches, and the extraordinary takes flight.

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Genre - Drama
Multimos: Scratch
On from 18 Jan 2013 to 19 Jan 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Bunty feat. King Zacky ensemble and Metaluna

A collection of songs caught in a web of theatrics which follow Bunty through streets, dreams, TV screens and lullaby machines.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Comedy Genre - Musical
Good Friday - The Clinical Depression Concept Album
On from 28 Feb 2013 to 28 Feb 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by David Parkin

Moving, charming and devastatingly honest, Good Friday deals with a troubling issue in an approachable and entertaining way: with tunes and gags.

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Genre - New Writing
The Panopticon: SCRATCH
On from 01 Mar 2013 to 02 Mar 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by William Carabine-Glean a.k.a Confucius MC

The idea is to create a multi-sensory experience for the audience which is both educational as well as theatrical.

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Genre - New Writing
Pub Stuntman/The Beach: SCRATCH DOUBLE BILL
On from 01 Mar 2013 to 02 Mar 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tim Clare/John Osborne

Award-winning poet Tim Clare is back with a bawdy grab-bag of poems and songs about showing off, growing up and breaking down. Expect raps about small furry pets, frenetic riffs on boozing, and occasional moments of unexpected sweetness.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Mess
On from 05 Mar 2013 to 05 Mar 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Caroline Horton

Josephine is putting on a play – Boris and Sistahl help. It's about anorexia. But donít let that put you off.

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Glasshouse: Scratch
On from 06 Mar 2013 to 09 Mar 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by The Honest Crowd

Your ringside seat is waiting for a somewhat curious fine dining experienceÖ

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Genre - New Writing
Phantasmagoria: SCRATCH
On from 07 Mar 2013 to 09 Mar 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by JPP Collective

Inspired by Baudrillardís theory of the hyper-real and of simulacra, JPP Collective presents a daring mix of looping scenes and absurd characters creating a unique theatrical experience.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Musical Genre - Comedy
Boy in a Dress
On from 14 Mar 2013 to 16 Mar 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by John Joseph

Third-gendered, fallen Catholic, ex-fashion model La John Joseph invites you to her raucously political and accidentally profound retrospectacle.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Ring
On from 11 Mar 2013 to 28 Mar 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by David Rosenberg

Ring is a sound journey in complete darkness and an antidote to choice.

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Genre - Drama Genre - Musical
My Robot Heart
On from 26 Mar 2013 to 28 Mar 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Show and Tell

My Robot Heart
Show and Tell

26 Ė 28 Mar | 8.30pm

Molly Naylor presents a warm, beguiling and poignant storytelling show with music from folky duo The Middle Ones. Inspired by experiments about love using robots in Japan, Molly offers the tale of three generations of one family and an impending wedding. Together they explore the meanings of love and fear, and the relationship between the two. Molly wrote the acclaimed live show (adapted for BBC Radio 4) Whenever I Get Blown Up I Think Of You.

Price: £10, £8 concs
Booking Link: http://www.bac.org.uk/whats-on/my-robot-heart/

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Genre - New Writing
Major Tom: SCRATCH
On from 28 Mar 2013 to 28 Mar 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Victoria Melody

This one woman, one dog show will reflect on the British fascination with celebrities, beauty, and winning.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - New Writing Genre - Musical Genre - Drama
Orpheus
On from 16 Apr 2013 to 11 May 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Little Bulb Theatre

Prepare to be transported to 1930s Paris where legendary musician, Django Reinhardt, has been cast as the lead in a new production of Orpheus.

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Genre - Comedy
Heart-throbs: Edinburgh Preview
On from 17 Jul 2013 to 17 May 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Peacock & Gamble

Your favourite lovely little smashers Ray & Ed return to shout their way through another knockabout hour of electrifying stupidity.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Bye Bye World
On from 24 May 2013 to 25 May 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Gehring & Ketelaars

A reconstruction of upheaval in the perfectly normal lives of two women.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
The Butcher & The Beast: SCRATCH
On from 26 Jul 2013 to 27 May 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by EekNGrr Productions

Meet Fred
Fred is a butcher
And a barber-surgeon
He is learning anatomy
By dissecting corpses

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
AMUSEMENTS
On from 28 May 2013 to 30 May 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sleepwalk Collective

An intensely sensorial and breathlessly seductive one-woman headphone-theatre spectacular.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Scratch Festival
On from 16 May 2013 to 08 Jun 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Battersea Arts Centre

Time to celebrate all things Scratch!

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Genre - Drama
Hear a Pin Drop Here
On from 03 Jun 2013 to 08 Jun 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Holly Rumble

A search for quiet places in a busy area: areas where you can literally hear a pin drop.

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Genre - Drama
Walking:Holding
On from 27 Jun 2013 to 29 Jun 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Rosana Cade

A one-on-one walk through town, in the hands of strangers.

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Genre - Comedy
Much A-Stew About Nothing: Edinburgh Preview
On from 02 Jul 2013 to 03 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Stewart Lee

Notes towards Comedy Vehicle Series three. Work in progress.

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Genre - Comedy
Lies: Edinburgh Preview
On from 15 Jul 2013 to 16 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Alex Horne

Multi-Bafta award-winning stand up and platinum-selling R&B artist Alex Horne is back with an hour of observations, impressions and lies.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
She Was Probably Not A Robot: Edinburgh Preview
On from 16 Jul 2013 to 17 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Stuart Bowden

She Was Probably Not A Robot is a surreal, soulful comedy about a decomposing world and a cosmic visitor.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Stand Up
Now That's What I Carl Donnelly! Volume V: Edinburgh Preview
On from 17 Jul 2013 to 17 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Carl Donnelly

Join Edinburgh comedy award nominee Carl Donnelly for a brand new hour of hilarious anecdotes and observations on the current state of affairs.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Stand Up
Now That's What I Carl Donnelly! Volume V: Edinburgh Preview
On from 17 Jul 2013 to 17 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Carl Donnelly

Join Edinburgh comedy award nominee Carl Donnelly for a brand new hour of hilarious anecdotes and observations on the current state of affairs.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing
Moon Rock Boombox: Edinburgh Preview
On from 18 Jul 2013 to 18 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Abandoman

Irelandís top comedy hip hop improv team are stepping up their award-winning game with more mind blowing, interactive, word bending lyrical genius.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
The Islanders: New To Edinburgh
On from 18 Jul 2013 to 18 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Amy Mason, Eddie Argos and Jim Moray

The Islanders is a lo-fi musical about memory, first-loves and growing up.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing
The Reunion: Edinburgh Preview
On from 18 Jul 2013 to 19 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Max and Ivan

Fosterís Award-winners Max and Ivan spin a bewitching narrative sketch comedy tale of love, loss and shatterproof rulers.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing Genre - Stand Up
Weíre All Going To Die: Edinburgh Preview
On from 19 Jul 2013 to 19 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Richard Herring

Herringís tenth consecutive stand-up show tackles the undiscovered country from whose bourn no traveller returns.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing Genre - Stand Up
Sara Pascoe vs. The Truth: Edinburgh Preview
On from 19 Jul 2013 to 19 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sara Pascoe

Star of Live at the Apollo, C4ís Stand Up For The Week, Twenty Twelve, Todd Margaret and Campus previews her Edinburgh show.

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Genre - New Writing
Glasshouse
On from 16 Jul 2013 to 20 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by The Honest Crowd

Your ringside seat is waiting for a somewhat curious fine dining experienceÖ

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Musical Genre - New Writing
Moon Rock Boombox: Edinburgh Preview
On from 20 Jul 2013 to 20 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Abandoman

Irelandís top comedy hip hop improv team are stepping up their award-winning game with more mind blowing, interactive, word bending lyrical genius.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Cathyís Kitchen: New To Edinburgh
On from 19 Jul 2013 to 20 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by SHATTER RESISTANT

A show about friendship, dancing desperately and why adults can drink Ribena too.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Jewel: New To Edinburgh
On from 22 Jul 2013 to 23 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Claudia Jefferies

Jewel is entering a beauty pageant. If she doesn't win, she's gonna be upset...

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Where the White Stops: Edinburgh Preview
On from 22 Jul 2013 to 23 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by ANTLER Theatre

Using polyphonic song and playful physical storytelling, ANTLER tell the arctic adventure of Crab and her tragic obsession with the unknown.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
The Joy and Wonder Show!: Edinburgh Preview
On from 22 Jul 2013 to 23 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Joy and Wonder

Sanderson Jones and Pippa Evans unleash a new show that is part-interactive-digital-improv-church-service and 100% celebration of life.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing Genre - Stand Up
Sara Pascoe vs. The Truth: Edinburgh Preview
On from 24 Jul 2013 to 24 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sara Pascoe

Star of Live at the Apollo, C4ís Stand Up For The Week, Twenty Twelve, Todd Margaret and Campus previews her Edinburgh show.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
The Beginning
On from 24 Jul 2013 to 25 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Michael Pinchbeck

A flirtatious and seductive love letter to theatre, The Beginning takes place between a rehearsal and a performance, dreaming and being awake.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
A Conversation With My Father: Edinburgh Preview
On from 24 Jul 2013 to 25 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Hannah Nicklin

This is a story about Them. This is a story about Us. This is a story about my dad – a retired policeman – and me, a protestor.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing Genre - Stand Up
Youíre Awesome!: Edinburgh Preview
On from 25 Jul 2013 to 25 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Mark Dolan

TVís Mark Dolan is back with his hilarious new stand-up show for 2013.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Feel About Your Body
On from 26 Jul 2013 to 27 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by New Art Club

An uplifting, life-affirming and hilarious spectacle about how we Ďfeelí about our bodies.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing Genre - Stand Up
Ahir Shah: Edinburgh Preview
On from 26 Jul 2013 to 27 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Ahir Shah

Ahir Shah is one of comedyís brightest new talents, whose brand of sharp, satirical stand-up features a blend of socio-political awareness, energetic delivery, and jokes.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Reverend Billy & Stop Shopping Choir Revolt of the Golden Toad tour, on stages and inside banks of the UK.
On from 26 Jul 2013 to 27 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Reverend Billy & Stop Shopping Choir

The Church of Stop Shopping is a group of 80 or 90 musician-activists from New York City, led by the Elvis impersonator and preacher Rev. Billy.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Can We Start Again: SCRATCH
On from 26 Jul 2013 to 27 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sue Maclaine (Dramaturg: Charlotte Vincent)

Performer and playwright Sue MacLaine explores the possible creation of a physical and textual score incorporating British Sign Language and English.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing Genre - Stand Up
Andy Zaltman : Edinburgh Preview
On from 29 Jul 2013 to 29 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Andy Zaltman

Zaltzman comes to the Battersea Arts Centre following a sold-out one-night tour of Bangladeshís only comedy club.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing Genre - Stand Up
Ardal OíHanlon: Edinburgh Preview
On from 30 Jul 2013 to 31 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Ardal O'Hanlon

Father Ted star, Ardal O'Hanlon is delighted to present his latest stand-up show for 2013.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Ring
On from 30 Jul 2013 to 31 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Fuel presents David Rosenberg & Glen Neath

Ring is a sound journey in complete darkness and an antidote to choice.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Don Quijote
On from 30 Jul 2013 to 31 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Miguel de Cervantes

An exploration of Cervantesí novel, combining incredible visual imagery, anarchic performance and original music.

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Genre - New Writing
I Wish I Was Lonely: SCRATCH
On from 30 Jul 2013 to 31 Jul 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Hannah Jane Walker & Chris Thorpe

A show investigating what it means to participate in communication Ė or not. There will be poems, there will be stories and there will be conversation.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Still Night
On from 02 Aug 2013 to 03 Aug 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Berlin Nevada

Inspired by Italo Calvino's Invisible Cities, where Marco Polo continually re-imagines Venice as a myriad of cities, this show casts London in the leading role.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Ring
On from 01 Aug 2013 to 03 Aug 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Fuel presents David Rosenberg & Glen Neath

Ring is a sound journey in complete darkness and an antidote to choice.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Shelf Life | Lotta Quizeenís ABC of Home Management: New To Edinburgh
On from 02 Aug 2013 to 03 Aug 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Katie Richardson in association with Lotta Quizeen

With years of hands-on experience, Mrs Lotta Quizeen uses the rituals, responsibilities and realities of domesticity to entertain, educate and amuse you.

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Genre - Drama Genre - Musical Genre - New Writing
Songs for the End of the World: SCRATCH
On from 02 Aug 2013 to 03 Aug 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Dom Coyote

Dom Coyote (Kneehigh) delves into the bizarre world of 1950ís B-movies, rock n roll, skiffle, 70ís synths, homemade instruments, old news reels and epic storytelling.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Purge
On from 08 Aug 2013 to 09 Aug 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Brian Lobel

Part game show, part lecture and part love story exploring modern friendships.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Black T-Shirt Collection
On from 09 Aug 2013 to 10 Aug 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Fuel Presents Inua Ellams

From Fringe First winner Inua Ellams comes a story about two foster brothers building a global t-shirt brand.

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Genre - New Writing
Tomorrow's Parties
On from 14 Aug 2013 to 14 Aug 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Forced Entertainment

International innovators Forced Entertainmentís latest performance imagines a multitude of hypothetical futures.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing
London Stories
On from 16 Sep 2013 to 28 Sep 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC

We share London with millions of lives weíll never know. Perhaps weíve never spoken before, but now we are here to tell you our stories.

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Genre - New Writing
The Various Lives of Infinite Nullity
On from 07 Oct 2013 to 12 Oct 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Clout Theatre

Award-winning Clout Theatre takes a look at human frailty and the essential comedy in the meaninglessness of our lives.

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Genre - New Writing
Kick: Scratch
On from 11 Oct 2013 to 12 Oct 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Make/Shift

This is a story about a young woman in a small seaside town, a sudden storm and a mer-prince.

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12 and above - recommended age group
Caesarian Section: Essays on Suicide
On from 11 Oct 2013 to 18 Oct 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Theatr ZAR

Caesarean Section is about suicidal impulse and the involuntary force that pulls us back from the brink.

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Genre - New Writing
Holocene
On from 18 Oct 2013 to 19 Oct 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by David Sheppeard

Reflections on eruptions, both geological and emotional, in a world intent on destruction.

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Genre - New Writing
Adrift in the Archive: A Spectrum of Super 8 and Words: SCRATCH
On from 18 Oct 2013 to 19 Oct 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Screen Bandita & Ryan Van Winkle

Harnessing spoken word, found celluloid film, slides, vintage ephemera and gramophones, Van Winkle and Screen Bandita conjure forth a mesmerising and surreal piece that unfolds and unpacks suitcases of memory, place and experience.

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Genre - New Writing
TomTom: The Director's Experiment: Scratch
On from 18 Oct 2013 to 19 Oct 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by TomTom

ďPowerful, funny, magical and a bit sadĒ is how Tom Cameron described the latest TomTom show Ė moments before he started to write it.

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Genre - New Writing
The Many Apologies of Pecos Bill
On from 22 Oct 2013 to 23 Oct 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Greg Wohead

This is the true story of two Texans.

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Genre - New Writing
Town Hall - SCRATCH
On from 22 Oct 2013 to 23 Oct 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Rachel Chavkin & The TEAM

Rachel Chavkin is Director of multi-awarding winning New York based company The TEAM Ė who had their London premier at Battersea Arts Centre in 2005 with Give Up Start Over.

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Genre - New Writing
Wuthering Heights
On from 22 Oct 2013 to 26 Oct 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Peter McMaster

This all male version of Emily Bronte's classic novel explores what it means to be a 'man' living in the world today.

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Genre - New Writing
Stationary Excess
On from 26 Oct 2013 to 26 Oct 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Made in China

This is an exclusive, one-off performance of the cult-hit debut show from Made In China, not seen in London since 2010.

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Memories of Surburbia
On from 30 Oct 2013 to 30 Oct 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Will Dickie

A solo performance by Will Dickie to the memory of his Nan and nights of dance on deserted suburban streets.

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Genre - New Writing
Cock and Bull: SCRATCH
On from 01 Nov 2013 to 01 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Nic Green

A scratch of a new show by Nic Green about trying and failing to meet a series of Bankers.

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Genre - New Writing
Gym Party
On from 15 Oct 2013 to 02 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Made in China

"These are the brains of Those Who Have Passed. Those who could not keep up. Those who lost, the disqualified, the eliminated-from-heats. The dead: the dead-to-us-now."

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Fatherland
On from 23 Oct 2013 to 02 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Nic Green

Born to a Scottish father (whom she met only once, aged sixteen), Green follows the mystery of her paternal line.

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Dad Dancing SCRATCH
On from 01 Nov 2013 to 02 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Rosie Heafford, Alexandrina Hemsley and Helena Webb

Dad Dancing is a contemporary dance work reflecting on growing up into a daughter and growing up into a dad.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - New Writing
The Great Escape - A Borrower's Tale
On from 30 Oct 2013 to 03 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by A Battersea Arts Centre Production

Explorers are needed to join a secret agency and take part in a mission, using their super sleuth skills to uncover evidence for the existence of Borrowers.

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Genre - New Writing
Bring Your Own Archive: SCRATCH
On from 03 Nov 2013 to 03 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Screen Bandita and Ryan Van Winkle

Screen Bandita and Ryan Van Winkle invite you to contribute to their participatory, community gathering: a welcoming space in which to share, speak and see.

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Genre - New Writing
Landscape II
On from 05 Nov 2013 to 06 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Melanie Wilson and Fuel

Three women separated by a hundred years start a conversation across time.

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Genre - New Writing
Love Letters Straight From Your Heart
On from 07 Nov 2013 to 08 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Uninvited Guests and Fuel

Let's raise our glasses to long lost loves and current lovers, to mums, to dads and to absent friends.

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Genre - New Writing
Money SCRATCH
On from 07 Nov 2013 to 09 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by CRANK Theatre

CRANK Theatre comes to Battersea Arts Centre for the second time with their first steps towards a new show about £money£.

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Fuel's SCRATCH Night
On from 09 Nov 2013 to 09 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Fuel

As part of Fuelfest you can come along to a Scratch night of brand new ideas from some of the artists Fuel works with.

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Genre - New Writing
After They Left - Live with an Active Audience: SCRATCH
On from 12 Nov 2013 to 12 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by After They Left

After They Left is an adventurous musical project that takes Ďthe momentí as the main source of inspiration.

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Genre - New Writing
I would like to talk to the capitalists about money but they only want to tell me love stories (a love story): SCRATCH
On from 15 Nov 2013 to 15 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Andy Field & Ira Brand

This is a work in progress.

We will be trying out some ideas for a show that doesnít exist yet.

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Genre - New Writing
Sister: Preview
On from 14 Nov 2013 to 16 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Rosana Cade

Amy and Rosana are sisters, born exactly 22 months apart in the mid 80s.

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Genre - New Writing
Phantasmagoria
On from 14 Nov 2013 to 16 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Jesus Paolini Park (JPP)

Inspired by philosopher Jean Baudrillardís theories, JPP Collective examine the human inability to distinguish reality from simulation.

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Genre - New Writing
The Poof Downstairs
On from 15 Nov 2013 to 16 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Jon Haynes

Artistic director of Ridiculusmus, Jon Haynes, returns to Battersea Arts Centre with this Ďvery, very funnyí (Time Out) one man show.

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Genre - New Writing
Early Days (of a better nation): SCRATCH
On from 14 Nov 2013 to 16 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Coney

The revolution is over and itís time to start shaping your new nation. What are the rules you want to live by?

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Genre - New Writing
Unburden (Saying the Unsaid)
On from 19 Nov 2013 to 20 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Adrian Howells

Providing individuals with a meaningful opportunity to unburden themselves, ďto get something off their chestĒ and ďto wipe the slate cleanĒ.

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Genre - New Writing
Salon Adrienne
On from 21 Nov 2013 to 22 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Adrian Howells

Adrienne is a trainee hairdresser at Ocean, Lavender Hill, and is itching to get her hands on your locks, tease your tendrils and, if you're lucky, fondle your follicles.

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Genre - New Writing
The Unbuilt Room
On from 07 Nov 2013 to 23 Nov 2013
Battersea Arts Centre
by Seth Kriebel

The Unbuilt Room is a performance-game exploring how places create memories... and how memories create places.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
The Good Neighbour
On from 06 Dec 2013 to 04 Jan 2014
Battersea Arts Centre
by A Battersea Arts Centre and Bloomberg Production

Battersea Arts Centreís critically acclaimed show for children and families returns this Christmas.

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15 and above - recommended age group
Hidden Show: The Good Neighbour
On from 06 Dec 2013 to 04 Jan 2014
Battersea Arts Centre
by A Battersea Arts Centre and Bloomberg Futures Production

Discover the darker side to our critically acclaimed Christmas show in an immersive theatrical adventure for adults.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Fl‚neurs
On from 14 Feb 2014 to 15 Jan 2014
Battersea Arts Centre
by Jenna Watt

Fl‚neurs is a new piece of theatre that explores the nature of violence in our cities and attempts to deconstruct the Ďbystander effect'.

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Genre - Drama
Itís Ok, Itís Only Temporary
On from 14 Feb 2014 to 15 Jan 2014
Battersea Arts Centre
by Jenna Watt

It's Spring,
It's 1993,
It's Grebe Park, Inverness,
It's 4pm
It's you and me,
It's us against them,
It's a risk,
It's OK.

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Genre - Drama
Glasshouse
On from 20 Jan 2014 to 20 Jan 2014
Battersea Arts Centre
by Cardboard Citizens

Glasshouse is about family and how hard it can be to keep loving. Three interwoven stories take us into the lives of members of a single family Ė fragile as any of us, tested by the times in modern Britain, they struggle to stay together yet fail to survive apart.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Ballad of the Burning Star
On from 17 Feb 2014 to 08 Mar 2014
Battersea Arts Centre
by Theatre Ad Infinitum

Multi award-winning Theatre Ad Infinitum presents an explosive tale. Armed with music, killer heels and a lethal troop of divas, an enraged Israeli executes a story of victimhood, persecution, aggression and love.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
I Wish I Was Lonely
On from 24 Feb 2014 to 15 Mar 2014
Battersea Arts Centre
by Hannah Jane Walker and Chris Thorpe

I Wish I Was Lonely is the new show from Hannah Jane Walker and Chris Thorpe (following 2011ís The Oh F*ck Moment) that asks how much of ourselves we've given up to the new Gods in our pockets.

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Genre - Drama
Major Tom
On from 10 Mar 2014 to 15 Mar 2014
Battersea Arts Centre
by Victoria Melody

Victoria unknowingly discovered that her dog had prize winning potential at a charity dog show. She seized the opportunity to access the subculture of this extraordinarily exclusive memberís only club.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Brand New Ancients
On from 18 Apr 2014 to 20 Apr 2014
Battersea Arts Centre
by Kate Tempest

Poet and spoken word artist Kate Tempest tells an everyday epic over an exhilarating live score played by tuba, cello, violin, drums and electronics.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Orpheus
On from 08 Apr 2014 to 17 May 2014
Battersea Arts Centre
by Little Bulb Theatre and Battersea Arts Centre

Following popular and critical success, Orpheus returns this year! Set to a live score of hot club jazz, opera and French chanson, Orpheus is a musical re-imagining of the Greek myth.

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Genre - Comedy
Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman
On from 15 Dec 2014 to 15 Dec 2014
Battersea Arts Centre
by Bridget Christie

Why did people praise Micheal Gove? And why isn't Bridget grateful for British sexism? The Foster's Comedy Award and Chortle Award winner will explain everything.

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Genre - Comedy
Sara Pascoe VS History
On from 17 Dec 2014 to 17 Dec 2014
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sara Pascoe

Romantic history, existential theory and cultural insights from the award-winning star of Live at the Apollo and Stand Up For the Week.

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Musical
New Year's Arctic Blast
On from 31 Dec 2014 to 01 Jan 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Battersea Arts Centre

Pop up performances, live music and snow cone cocktails!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Antarctica
On from 02 Dec 2014 to 04 Jan 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Little Bulb Theatre

Award-winning Little Bulb Theatre return with a magical Christmas show for children aged 2-6 and their families. Full of songs, puppets and snowy surprises.

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Genre - Drama
The Paper Cinema's Odyssey
On from 03 Feb 2015 to 14 Feb 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by The Paper Cinema

Following sensational sell-out runs and a Transatlantic tour, The Paper Cinema's Odyssey returns...

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland
On from 03 Feb 2015 to 14 Feb 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Ridiculusmus

Ridiculusmus return to Battersea Arts Centre following popular demand critical success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Genre - New Writing
If I Cover My Nose You Can't See Me
On from 16 Feb 2015 to 21 Feb 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Polarbear

One of the UK's leading spoken word artists fuses poetry and theatre to tell the tale of a 28-year-old stuck in a job he never wanted and a 10-year-old looking for answers.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - New Writing Genre - Kids Theatre
The Archivists
On from 19 Feb 2015 to 21 Feb 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by A Battersea Arts Centre and Edith Tankus co-production

Join us this February Half Term for a brand new adventure told with imagination, humour, and an infectious live score.

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Genre - Musical Genre - Drama Genre - Classic
Songs of Lear
On from 19 Feb 2015 to 22 Feb 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Song of the Goat

Internationally acclaimed Polish company Song of the Goat (Return to the Voice) breathe new life into Shakespeare's tragedy with music, dance, and song.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing
Rich Hall: 3:10 to Humour
On from 25 Feb 2015 to 25 Feb 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Rich Hall

Rich Hall's critically acclaimed grouchy,, deadpan style has established him as a master of absurdist irony and the king of rapid-fire wit.

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Genre - New Writing
Rove
On from 24 Feb 2015 to 28 Feb 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by J. Fergus Evans (with Rhiannon Armstrong)

A new show for anyone who has ever wished they knew more about where they came from, told with poetry and live folk music.

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Genre - Musical Genre - New Writing
An Evening with Lady Gogo Goch
On from 23 Feb 2015 to 28 Feb 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by KILN

Lady G takes an affectionate look at stereotypes and icons from Cymru / Wales in this new show that is part cabaret, part gig.

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Genre - New Writing
This Room
On from 27 Feb 2015 to 28 Feb 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Laura Jane Dean

Diagnosed with OCD, Laura attempts to understand what it means to be ill and what it might mean to get better.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Family Saturdays
On from 06 Mar 2015 to 06 Mar 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Battersea Arts Centre

Families take over Battersea Arts Centre for a day of fun, food and FREE activities from live music to storytelling and crafty workshops.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Lorraine & Alan
On from 10 Mar 2015 to 14 Mar 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Bucket Club

A modern re-telling of the Selkie myth with live electronic sound design, song, and several hundred plastic bottles.

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Genre - Classic Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Penelope RETOLD
On from 17 Mar 2015 to 18 Mar 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Derby Theatre

Caroline Horton (Mess) presents a heart-breaking and fiercely playful new show about love, loneliness and the need to be free.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Fiction
On from 03 Mar 2015 to 21 Mar 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by David Rosenberg, Glen Neath, Fuel

Fiction is the second performance by award-winning Glen Neath and David Rosenberg using binaural sound and absolute darkness.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama Genre - Classic
Missing
On from 04 Mar 2015 to 21 Mar 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Gecko

Critically acclaimed physical dance theatre company Gecko present another visually stunning, visceral, physical performance.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Musical Genre - New Writing
Mmm Hmmm
On from 19 Mar 2015 to 21 Mar 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Verity Standen

A playful, poignant musical journey shaped by three exceptional female voices jumping between sound worlds and lyrical styles.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing Genre - Stand Up
Jeremy Hardy Live 2015
On from 25 Mar 2015 to 25 Mar 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Jeremy Hardy

Best known for appearances on Radio 4's The News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue, Jeremy Hardy begins his fourth decade on the comedy circuit by hitting the road.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing
Cardinal Burns
On from 27 Mar 2015 to 27 Mar 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Cardinal Burns

Stars of Channel 4 series Cardinal Burns and British Comedy Award winners, this BAFTA nominated comedy duo unleash a torrent of never-seen-before characters.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - New Writing Genre - Stand Up
Josie Long: Cara Josephine
On from 28 Mar 2015 to 28 Mar 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Josie Long

The three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee returns with her most personal show to date.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing
Confirmation
On from 07 Apr 2015 to 18 Apr 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Chris Thorpe & Rachel Chavkin

Don't miss your chance to see this award-winning show about political extremism, returning after sold-out performances last year.

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Battersea Arts Centre Phoenix Fundraiser
On from 18 Apr 2015 to 18 Apr 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Battersea Arts Centre

An unforgettable evening of live entertainment featuring Bridget Christie, Stewart Lee, Mackenzie Crook, Tim Key and Forced Entertainment.

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The Money
On from 15 Apr 2015 to 01 May 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Kaleider

You have two hours to decide what to spend the night's donations on. If you don't decide unanimously, the money rolls over to the next performance.

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy
Cuckooed
On from 27 Apr 2015 to 02 May 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas tells the true story of how he discovered his close friend was spying on him for Britain's biggest arms dealer.

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Genre - Drama
STAND
On from 20 Apr 2015 to 09 May 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Chris Goode & Company and Oxford Playhouse

Chris Goode & Company present real life stories of courage and conscience from ordinary people who stood up for something, or someone, they believed in.

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The Siege
On from 19 May 2015 to 23 May 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Freedom Theatre

A brand new production by The Freedom Theatre, Palestine. Inspired by the true events of the siege of the Church of Nativity, Bethlehem in 2002.

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The Place @ Battersea Arts Centre
On from 26 May 2015 to 30 May 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Battersea Arts Centre

Battersea Arts Centre are teaming up with The Place to bring you two weeks of genre-busting shows.

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This Is How We Die
On from 02 Jun 2015 to 20 Jun 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Christopher Brett Bailey

A motor-mouthed collage of spoken word, storytelling and pitch black-humour from Christopher Brett Bailey.

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Until You Hear The Bell
On from 10 Jun 2015 to 27 Jun 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sean Mahoney

Told through spoken word and within timed boxing rounds this show is about doing something for ten years, and slowly getting good at it.

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Fiction
On from 07 Jul 2015 to 17 Jul 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by By David Rosenberg and Glen Neath - Produced by Fuel

An immersive sound journey in absolute darkness, from the creators of Ring.

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Genre - Stand Up Genre - Comedy
TRYGVE WAKENSHAW: NAUTILUS
On from 20 Jul 2015 to 20 Jul 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by TRYGVE WAKENSHAW

A new creation by award-winning idiot Trygve Wakenshaw, the maker of cult physical comedies KRAKEN and SQUIDBOY.

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Genre - Comedy
Phil Wang and Rob Auton (Double Bill)
On from 22 Jul 2015 to 22 Jul 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Phil Wang and Rob Auton

A double bill featuring comics Phil Wang and Rob Auton as part of our Edinburgh Comedy Previews.

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Genre - Comedy
David Elms: Mister Boy
On from 23 Jul 2015 to 23 Jul 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by David Elms

Lucky pup Elms is back with a show that seems to be about marriage and adulthood but actually it's about compromise and then at the end you find out it has all been about love.

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Genre - Comedy
JARLATH REGAN AND ED GAMBLE (DOUBLE BILL)
On from 23 Jul 2015 to 23 Jul 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by JARLATH REGAN AND ED GAMBLE

A double bill featuring comedians Jarlath Regan and Ed Gamble as part of our Edinburgh Comedy Previews.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Drama
The 56 | The Bradford City Fire: A Testimony
On from 01 Oct 2015 to 07 Oct 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by FYSA Theatre

ĎNobody dies in football matches in fires. It doesnít happení.

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Genre - Comedy
Bridget Christie: A Book for Her
On from 08 Oct 2015 to 08 Oct 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Bridget Christie

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Song of Riots
On from 13 Oct 2015 to 17 Oct 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Awake Projects & The North Wall

This dynamic new work fuses physical theatre, lyrical narrative and live music to tell an epic coming-of-age tale for our time.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Drama
A House Repeated
On from 07 Oct 2015 to 24 Oct 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Seth Kriebel

At eight oíclock, upon the stair, meet a man who isnít there.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12
We Dance, wee groove
On from 29 Oct 2015 to 31 Oct 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by stillmotion

With dance, music and imaginative play, We Dance, wee groove invites interaction between audience and performers in a unique experience for young children and their families.


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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Drama
A Broadcast / Looping Pieces
On from 07 Nov 2015 to 07 Nov 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tim Etchells

An improvised text and performance by theatre maker, writer and Forced Entertainment Artistic Directer, Tim Etchells.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Drama
Time Pieces: Double Bill
On from 04 Nov 2015 to 07 Nov 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Deborah Pearson

A Double Bill including Like You Were Before and The Future Show. Deborah Pearson, award winning performer, playwright, founder and co-director of Forest Fringe, remains unhealthily fixated on the passage of time.


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The Notebook
On from 03 Nov 2015 to 14 Nov 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Forced Entertainment

Based on the award-winning novel by Ńgota Kristůf and set during World War II, The Notebook tells the story of a pair of twin brothers evacuated to their impoverished grandmotherís farm to shelter from the conflict.

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Genre - Drama
Denmarked
On from 12 Nov 2015 to 14 Nov 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Conrad Murray

To what extent are we marked by events?

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Jackson's Way: The Christmas Top-up Power-Seminar!
On from 01 Dec 2015 to 12 Dec 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Will Adamsdale

Will Adamsdale's Perrier Award-winning motivation-a-thon returns as hopeless self-help guru Chris John Jackson gives his teachings a festive twist.

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Genre - Comedy
Sara Pascoe's Christmas Assembly
On from 14 Dec 2015 to 23 Dec 2015
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sara Pascoe

Itís all your favourite brand-new Christmas traditions in one show! Itís a human centred ceremony but gods are welcome (if they arrange their own seating.) CHRISTMAS!


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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Town Hall Cherubs
On from 02 Dec 2015 to 03 Jan 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by A Battersea Arts Centre production with Theatre Ad Infinitum, Amy Pitt, Ted Barnes and Amy Pennington

This Christmas, join us for a gentle and dream-like adventure for children aged 2-5 and their grown-ups.

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My Russian Childhood
On from 15 Jan 2016 to 15 Jan 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Peter Reader

Tales of growing up in the London suburbs in the 1970s, dreaming of long lost Russian ancestors. Poignant, funny, and evocative.

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Doppeldšnger
On from 22 Jan 2016 to 23 Jan 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by She-Goat

Encompassing experimental live music, gender-twisting visuals, and gothic storytelling, this new work in the early stages of development is an exploration of Ďthe Doppelgšngerí

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Give Me Your Love
On from 12 Jan 2016 to 30 Jan 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Ridiculusmus

War veteran Zach as the last man standing has retreated into a tiny dugout under a barrage of hostile fireÖHis wife whispers, kindly, that itís safe to come out. But is it a trap? For if the real enemy is Zach then who will win if he loses?

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Fortune
On from 06 Feb 2016 to 06 Feb 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tassos Stevens

I never realised Iíd end up here and now with you.
Was it fate? Or just good fortune.

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Fat Girls Don't Dance
On from 10 Feb 2016 to 13 Feb 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Maria Ferguson

Blending theatre, storytelling and killer moves, spoken-word artist Maria Ferguson explores her relationship with the F-word* with the help of her first love**.

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Light
On from 01 Feb 2016 to 13 Feb 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Theatre Ad Infinitum

Theatre Ad Infinitum conjures an Orwellian future where a totalitarian regime monitors the thoughts of its citizens through implants.

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Fox Symphony
On from 15 Feb 2016 to 17 Feb 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Foxy & Husk

Using lip-synced stories and their trademark song, dance and interactive film, Foxy and Husk weave together several of these narratives to imagine a portrait of contemporary Britain in an increasingly globalised world.

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Every One
On from 02 Mar 2016 to 19 Mar 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Chris Goode & Company

A mother of two who dies suddenly, leaving her husband and children to come to terms with their loss.

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Gardens Speak
On from 02 Mar 2016 to 19 Mar 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tania El Khoury

Gardens Speak is an interactive sound installation containing the oral histories of 10 ordinary people who have been buried in Syrian gardens.

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This Last Tempest
On from 22 Mar 2016 to 24 Mar 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Uninvited Guests

Ariel and Caliban are left alone on the enchanted island, as Prosperoís ship sails over the horizon and out of viewÖ.

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The Many Faces Of TomTom
On from 24 Mar 2016 to 24 Mar 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by TomTom

TomTom return with a new show in which they have arguments with endless digitized versions of themselves about who is (are?) the real TomTom.

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Genre - Drama
The Beanfield
On from 05 Apr 2016 to 21 Apr 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Breach Theatre

Blending documentary footage, historical re-enactment and new writing, Breach Theatre set out to mark the 30th anniversary of a brutal police crackdown on the annual Stonehenge Free Festival.
'A truncheoning force' ★★★★ THE SUNDAY TIMES

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama Genre - Musical
Wail
On from 05 Apr 2016 to 23 Apr 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Little Bulb Theatre

Why do whales sing? Why do humans wail? Part gig, part lecture, part your lips and WAIL!

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Genre - Drama
Hardy Animal
On from 28 Apr 2016 to 29 Apr 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Laura Dannequin

Concerned with the human body and its failings, it tells of a dancerís journey into immobility. Interweaving text and movement, it retraces a brutal journey of loss and hope and looks at our need to create meaning in a baffling world.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Comedy
Before And After
On from 03 May 2016 to 04 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Jonny Pelham

When he was 16, Jonny received a letter from the NHS offering him cosmetic surgery to 'improve his appearance'. Having been happy with how he looked, this came as a shockÖ

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy
Life Is No Laughing Matter
On from 05 May 2016 to 06 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Demi Nandhra

Life is no laughing matter but depression is. I hope it is Iím fed up of it not being funny! I want it to be. I need it to be!

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Caitlin
On from 03 May 2016 to 07 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Light, Ladd & Emberton

An immersive dance theatre experience, following Dylan Thomas and his wife's relationship fuelled by love, addiction, jealousy and infidelity.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
The Man Who Flew Into Space From His Apartment
On from 05 May 2016 to 07 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Michael Pinchbeck

The first thing to do if you ever find yourself expelled into the vacuum of space is exhale.

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
27
On from 10 May 2016 to 12 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Peter McMaster

Peter McMaster, and co-performer Nick Anderson, reflect on their experience of approaching and moving through the infamous age of 27.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Devon Double Bills: Score and Nel
On from 13 May 2016 to 13 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Documental Theatre and Scratchworks Theatre Company

Documental Theatre and Scratchworks Theatre Company take over Battersea Arts Centre with two exciting shows.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Devon Double Bills: Score and Ensuite
On from 13 May 2016 to 13 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Documental Theatre & Hugh McCann

Documental Theatre and Hugh McCann tak over Battersea Arts Centre with two exciting shows.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
The Destroyed Room
On from 27 Apr 2016 to 14 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Vanishing Point

A group of guests gather. They drink wine and debate ethics. As the debate intensifies, slowly, as if in a dream, the atmosphere begins to change.

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Genre - Classic
Leicester Curve Takeover: Wrong
On from 17 May 2016 to 17 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by John Berkavitch

Written and performed by poet John Berkavitch and combining poetry, dance and live illustration Wrong is a story of fatherhood.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Transform Newcomers: Rise To Vertex
On from 21 May 2016 to 21 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Stitch Theatre

In homage to the mythologist Joseph Campbell, Rise to Vertex playfully explores the composition of the heroís journey, and how this repeating, archetypal narrative is traced by the heroes of myth, religion, modern pop culture and our everyday lives. What makes a hero and what do they journey for?

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Transform Newcomers: FADoubleGOT
On from 21 May 2016 to 21 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Jamal Gerald

Inspired by Black LGBT experiences, this autobiographical piece focuses on the ups and downs of pride and self-loathing, and finding a place where you shouldnít be afraid to celebrate your individuality.

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Genre - Classic
Transform Trailblazers
On from 21 May 2016 to 21 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by A Nation's Theatre

The Transform Trailblazer gives a taster of some of the major themes and creative ideas that future Transform Festivals will explore. Join inspiring artists at the very early stages of new projects, as part of an intimate evening of scratch performances.

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Genre - Drama
The Preston Bill
On from 24 May 2016 to 25 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Andy Smith

A story that will make you stop and think about where you, and we, are in the world.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Classic
Leicester Curve Takeover: I, Myself And Me
On from 26 May 2016 to 27 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Rachael Young

Inspired by autobiographical material, I, Myself & Me is a solo show about what it means to be a single woman in her 30s.

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Genre - Classic
Leicester Curve Takeover: Ventoux
On from 26 May 2016 to 27 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by 2Magpies Theatre

Join 2Magpies Theatre as they restage the Tour de France using breathtaking video footage and a pair of road bikes, asking the question Ė how far will we go to succeed?

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Reassembled, Slightly Askew
On from 11 May 2016 to 28 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Shannon Yee

An immersive audio performance, viscerally experiencing Shannonís descent into a coma, brain surgeries, early days in the hospital and re-integration into the world with a hidden disability.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
Paradise Lost (Lies Unopened Beside Me)
On from 24 May 2016 to 28 May 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Lost Dog

A re-telling of the story of the beginning of everything, inspired by Milton's Paradise Lost – told through words, music and the easily misunderstood medium of dance.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Plan B For Utopia
On from 01 Jun 2017 to 02 Jun 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Joan Cleville Dance

Plan B for Utopia is a playful dance theatre work by Dundee-based company Joan Clevillť Dance.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Chilcot
On from 01 Jun 2016 to 10 Jun 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Lung

On 20 March 2003, Tony Blair declared that Britain was at war. A nation collapsed, tens of thousands were killed and Islamic State was born. Tasked with exploring Britainís role in the Iraq War, the evidence presented to the Chilcot Inquiry was devastating and stark.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Can I Start Again Please
On from 06 Jun 2016 to 18 Jun 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sue MacLaine Company

Coming to London following critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015, Can I Start Again Please is a meditative and moving performance that investigates childhood trauma and, ultimately, how we might find techniques to cope.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Hair Peace
On from 13 Jun 2016 to 25 Jun 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Victoria Melody

When Victoria Melody was competing in beauty pageants for a previous show a hairdresser advised her that she needed hair extensions. Freaked out by wearing a piece of somebody elseís body, she set out on an extraordinary adventure to find out exactly where this hair comes from.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Ross And Rachel
On from 21 Jun 2016 to 25 Jun 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by James Fritz

Look at all those couples. Which one will leave? Which one will run? Which one is cheating on the other? Which one will die first? Him. Him. Her. Him

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Genre - Drama
New International Voices: Scratch
On from 01 Jul 2017 to 02 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Ahilan Ratnamohan & Nick Steur

New International Voices is a partnership between LIFT and Battersea Arts Centre connecting a new generation of international artists through a two week residency at the Battersea Arts Centre, concluding with an informal Scratch showing of new work and ideas.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Classic
Meeting
On from 28 Jun 2016 to 02 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Antony Hamilton and Alisdair Macindoe

Two performers share a space with 64 robotic percussion instruments. A relentless stream of activity unfolds, with all actions carried by the meditative pulse of the machine beat.

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Beatbox Academy Show
On from 01 Jul 2016 to 02 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Battersea Arts Centre Beatbox Academy

Battersea Arts Centreís Beatbox Academy take to the stage this Summer with a live gig.

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Genre - Drama
Antler:Double Bill
On from 08 Jul 2016 to 09 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Antler

Antler presents two shorts.

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Freshly Scratched
On from 05 Jul 2016 to 09 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various Artists

Freshly Scratched features artists and companies trying out new ideas in front of a supportive audience. Each evening features 6-8 performances by different artists. Each is at an early stage of development and will last 10 minutes or less.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Classic
Joan
On from 14 Jul 2016 to 16 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Derby Theatre, in association with Milk

Performed by Drag Idol Champion Lucy Jane Parkinson, aka LoUis CYfer, this is a fearless new play about what it means to stand out, stand up and stand alone.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Wot? No Fish!!
On from 11 Jul 2016 to 16 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Bread & Circuses

Premiering to critical acclaim in Edinburgh 2013, Wot? No Fish!! returns to Battersea Arts Centre, following a UK and international tour.

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Electric Dreams
On from 12 Jul 2016 to 16 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Dumbshow

A new show by critically acclaimed theatre company Dumbshow, inspired by Naomi Kleinís The Shock Doctrine.

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Genre - New Writing
Bricking It
On from 14 Jul 2016 to 16 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Joanna Griffin

This largely improvised show will look at how much of what you do, affects who you are – will Pat disappear from site or will he bring the house down?

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Classic
Give Me Your Skin: Scratch
On from 14 Jul 2016 to 16 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tom Ross-Williams and oonagh Murphy

Queer performance makers Tom Ross-Williams and Oonagh Murphy take you on a journey of nature and nurture, exploring the landscape of violence, intimacy and gender norms.

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I'm Doing This For You
On from 21 Jul 2017 to 23 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Haley McGee

Blending storytelling, live-art and improvisation, I'm Doing This For You is a big romantic gesture made by a woman for a man.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Classic
Backstage In Biscuit Land
On from 19 Jul 2016 to 23 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Touretteshero

Jess Thom has Tourettes, a condition that makes her say 'biscuit' 16,000 times a day. Her unusual neurology gives her a unique perspective on life, one she's about to unleash on the world.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Word: Scratch
On from 21 Jul 2016 to 23 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Jamal Harewood

I was always told, itís not what you say, but how you say it, but is that true?

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Genre - Comedy
Edinburgh Comedy Previews 2016
On from 18 Jul 2016 to 30 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various

Another riotous summer of big name comics and bright new talents, as they preview their gigs before heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Get the scoop on this yearís Festival highlights and see some of the best acts in comedy.

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Genre - Drama
Growing Pains
On from 30 Jul 2016 to 30 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tom Gill

An explosive new drama that gives a thrilling twist to the conventional coming of age story.

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Planes: Scratch
On from 29 Jul 2016 to 30 Jul 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Richard Dodwell

PLANES is a live tuning into missing things. Using a single aircraft receiver, Richard navigates instances of peculiar absence, from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines 370 over the Indian Ocean to the suicide of his sister.

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Dele Sosimi
On from 08 Aug 2016 to 08 Aug 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Dele Sosimi

Part of live music Borderless series

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Andrew Ashong
On from 09 Aug 2016 to 09 Aug 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Andrew Ashong

Part of live music Borderless series.

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Sons Of Kemet
On from 11 Aug 2016 to 11 Aug 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sons Of Kemet

MOBO award-winners Sons of Kemet will bring their mesmerising and unique brand of cutting edge Jazz to Battersea Arts Centre.

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Nubiyan Twist
On from 24 Aug 2016 to 24 Aug 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Nubiyan Twist

Part of live music series Borderless.

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Haelos
On from 25 Aug 2016 to 25 Aug 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Haelos

Part of live music series Borderless

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Extravaganza Macabre
On from 26 Jul 2016 to 26 Aug 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Little Bulb Theatre

We cordially invite you to join us for an evening of wild music and audience mischief, as the makers of Orpheus, Little Bulb Theatre, launch Battersea Arts Centre's new open-air theatre.

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Kath Bloom
On from 30 Aug 2016 to 30 Aug 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Kath Bloom

Part of live music series Borderless.

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Electric Jalaba
On from 07 Sep 2017 to 07 Sep 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Electric Jalaba

Part of live music series Borderless.

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Meta Meta
On from 13 Sep 2016 to 13 Sep 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Meta Meta

Part of live music series Borderless.

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Family Atlantica
On from 14 Sep 2016 to 14 Sep 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Family Atlantica

Part of live music series Borderless.

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Roseau
On from 20 Sep 2016 to 20 Sep 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Roseau

Part of live music series Borderless.

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Mammal Hands
On from 21 Sep 2016 to 21 Sep 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Mammal Hands

Part of live music series Borderless.

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Love Beer Festival
On from 25 Sep 2016 to 25 Sep 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC Scratch Bar

Presented by BAC Scratch Bar

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Genre - Musical
Borderless
On from 02 Aug 2016 to 29 Sep 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Goat Music and Battersea Arts Centre

Battersea Arts Centre and GOAT Music collaborate to present a musical spectacle celebrating the UKís best homegrown talent and unique artists from around the globe, in the intimate and beautiful setting of the Council Chamber.

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Francesca Belmonte
On from 29 Sep 2016 to 29 Sep 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Francesca Belmonte

Part of live music series Borderless.

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Genre - Drama
Fortune
On from 05 Oct 2016 to 08 Oct 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tassos Stevens and Nick Ryan

A show about fortune, chance and destiny.

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Genre - Drama
Domestica
On from 05 Oct 2016 to 08 Oct 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sleepwalk Collective

A woozy, deadpan, and extensively-annotated dismantling of high art and classical posturing.

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Genre - Drama
How To Die Of A Broken Heart
On from 10 Oct 2016 to 12 Oct 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Femi Martin

Heartbreak changed Femi Martin's body and her life forever.

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Genre - Drama
Songs For The End Of The World
On from 13 Oct 2016 to 15 Oct 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Dom Coyote and The Bloodmoneys

Join musician and theatre maker Dom Coyote and his high octane, multi-instrumentalist band, The Bloodmoneys as they explore the line between music gig and theatre.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Light
On from 10 Oct 2016 to 15 Oct 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Theatre Ad Infinitum

A nightmarish tale of love, betrayal and technological power from the multi-award winning makers of Translunar Paradise and Ballad of the Burning Star.

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Genre - Drama
Bricking It
On from 13 Oct 2016 to 15 Oct 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Joanna Griffin

Meet Pat, a 73 year old Irish builder. Meet his daughter Joanna, a 29 year old writer/performer. They've swapped jobs and made a show about it.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Neverland
On from 07 Oct 2016 to 16 Oct 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Tom Penn and Battersea Arts Centre

Facilitating play and creativity between children and their grown ups, Neverland encourages us all to celebrate the beautiful, mesmerising map that is our imagination.

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Genre - Drama
Wallflower
On from 20 Oct 2016 to 22 Oct 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Quarantine

Something of a dance chameleon, Wallflower changes at every show as each performer chooses which of their memories of dancing to dance. Each of them brings a treasure trove filled with the joy of movement.

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Genre - Drama
Key Change
On from 24 Oct 2016 to 26 Oct 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Open Clasp Theatre Company

Key Change is a raw and illuminating portrayal of women in prison, devised with women in HMP Low Newton and originally toured to male prisoners.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
A House Repeated
On from 18 Oct 2016 to 29 Oct 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Seth Kriebel

Imagination and memory combine to suggest that the everyday world is not always as solid as it might seem...

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Genre - Drama
Dark Corners: Scratch
On from 27 Oct 2016 to 29 Oct 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Polarbear

A new storytelling performance from spoken word artist, Polarbear, about the places in your brain where things hide, and what happens when they come out to play.

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Genre - Comedy
Josie Long Hosts Christmas This Year
On from 17 Nov 2016 to 17 Nov 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Josie Long with Show And Tell

Join us for a new festive stand-up show about hosting your own Christmas, from multi award-winning comedian and BBC Radio Four star, Josie Long.

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Genre - Drama
London Stories: Made By Migrants
On from 04 Nov 2016 to 26 Nov 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Battersea Arts Centre

Join us for an immersive and moving evening that reveals the personal stories behind the headlines and shines a light on our cityís rich history of migration.

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Genre - Comedy
Christmas Comedy Bonanza
On from 01 Dec 2016 to 02 Dec 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Berk's Nest and Battersea Arts Centre

Join us for a festive night out with the biggest and best comedy of the year. Characters, sketches and stand-up hosted by Colin Hoult as his 'deliciously funny' (★★★★ The Times) character, Anna Mann.

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Genre - Drama
BAC Beatbox: Scratch
On from 02 Dec 2016 to 03 Dec 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by BAC Beatbox Academy

Join us for an evening of music as BAC Beatbox Academy present a Scratch of their new show, set to tour in 2017.

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Majesty
On from 02 Dec 2016 to 03 Dec 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Helena Webb

A show that asks if shame is getting us anywhere.

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Genre - Drama
Bucket List
On from 05 Dec 2016 to 05 Dec 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Theatre Ad Infinitum

Multi award-winning Theatre Ad Infinitum (Light, Ballad of the Burning Star, Translunar Paradise) present the powerful story of one Mexican woman's fight for justice.

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Genre - Comedy
A John Kearns Christmas
On from 06 Dec 2016 to 10 Dec 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by John Kearns with Show and Tell

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award winner, John Kearns (Shtick, Sight Gags for Perverts), presents a brand new show for Christmas.

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Meet The Maker Christmas Fair
On from 17 Dec 2016 to 17 Dec 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by Battersea Arts Centre Scratch Bar

A personal, festive event where you can meet the local makers of unique, handmade gifts.

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Genre - New Writing
Macbeth: Scratch
On from 15 Dec 2016 to 17 Dec 2016
Battersea Arts Centre
by The Paper Cinema

The Paper Cinema will be scratching an early version of their new production Macbeth. Expect live musical accompaniment, foley and beautifully drawn hand-made puppets.

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Battersea Arts Centre New Year
On from 31 Dec 2016 to 01 Jan 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Battersea Arts Centre

See in the New Year in true Battersea Arts Centre style with a joyous celebration of the weird and wonderful that spans our labyrinthine, previously out-of-bounds spaces. Join us for an all-out spectacle featuring live music and performance, interactive installations, body art from The Glitter Dealers, DJs and bars.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
The Night That Autumn Turned To Winter
On from 03 Dec 2016 to 08 Jan 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Little Bulb Theatre

This Christmas, the creators of Antarctica, Little Bulb Theatre, whisk you away on a magical woodland adventure.

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Burns Night Comedy
On from 20 Jan 2017 to 20 Jan 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Battersea Arts Centre

Dust off your dancing shoes and grab a partner for a classic Scottish Ceilidh night, complete with a fairy-lit feast of haggis, neeps and tatties.

Live music and ceilidh-calling all night from folk maestros Fiddle Paradiddle.

No previous dance experience necessary!

Tartan encouraged.

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Control
On from 31 Jan 2017 to 04 Feb 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Invisible Flock

An interactive multimedia documentary.

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Story Scratch Quartet
On from 08 Feb 2017 to 08 Feb 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Seth Kriebel

Seth Kriebel will be experimenting with the interactive performance-game format he pioneered in the sell-out show A House Repeated. In this new work, audiences will explore a story, with the piece evolving through four scratch performances over four months.

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'I Told My Mum I Was Going On An RE Trip...'
On from 09 Feb 2017 to 11 Feb 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by 20 Stories High

A new verbatim play made from the real words of young women who have experienced pregnancy and abortion.

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Genre - Drama
Coping Strategies For Contemporary Living: Part One
On from 17 Feb 2017 to 17 Feb 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Madi Maxwell-Libby

Ever feel like it's all got too much? Exhausted by efficiency drives and the push to be productive? Me neither! It's time for life-hacks and radical acts.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Much Ado About Puffin
On from 16 Feb 2017 to 17 Feb 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Open Attic Theatre

Told with puppetry, beautiful music, and good old fashioned storytelling, Much Ado About Puffin is about old habits, new friendships, and stepping into the unknown.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Ground Control
On from 17 Feb 2017 to 17 Feb 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by non zero one

You are Ground Control, and Futuretron needs your help to decide the future of a new planet.

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Genre - Drama
Live Before You Die
On from 23 Feb 2017 to 25 Feb 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Byron Vincent & Dave McGinn

What do you do when you have a best mate who is so sad he might die?

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Genre - Drama
Show Me The Money
On from 01 Mar 2017 to 02 Mar 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Paula Varjack

Show Me The Money is a funny, inspirational show by multimedia artist Paula Varjack looking at how artists manage to support their creative dreams.

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Genre - Drama
Fire In The Machine
On from 22 Feb 2017 to 04 Mar 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sounds Like Chaos

Fire In The Machine is a new devised show about the pressure to be productive and the outdated neo-capitalist values of our education system.

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Genre - Drama
Service: Scratch
On from 03 Mar 2017 to 04 Mar 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Lauren Mooney

In the summer of 1896, dock worker Samuel Vaile suddenly lost his job – and then he lost everything else. 120 years on, his great-great-great-grandaughter would like to talk to you about class, work, mental illness, and how far we've come in a century.

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Genre - Drama
Rendezvous In Bratislava: Scratch
On from 10 Mar 2017 to 10 Mar 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Miriam Sherwood

Miriam and her grandad are a match made in double-act heaven: they both make theatre, they've never met and he's been dead for 35 years.

Using his original Slovak communist-era cabaret material, join us for a world premiere of this generationally challenged duo.

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Genre - Drama Genre - Musical
Denmarked
On from 22 Feb 2017 to 11 Mar 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Conrad Murray

A beatbox, hip hop theatre show told by one man with a mic, a loopstation, a guitar and his story.

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Genre - Drama
Mark Thomas: The Red Shed
On from 06 Mar 2017 to 11 Mar 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Mark Thomas

The Red Shed is the third part in a trilogy of multi award-winning shows that includes Bravo Figaro and Cuckooed.

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Genre - Drama
Castle Rock
On from 15 Mar 2017 to 15 Mar 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Massive Owl

Castle Rock is inspired by three of the voiceless characters in Stephen King's novella The Body and its 1986 cult film adaptation, Stand By Me.

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Genre - Drama Genre - Musical
Putting The Band Back Together
On from 17 Mar 2017 to 18 Mar 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Unfolding Theatre in association with LittleMighty

Part riotous gig, part tender storytelling, Ross Millard (The Futureheads), Maria Crocker and Alex Elliott reveal the epic emotions within people's relationships with music.

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Genre - Drama
Tank
On from 13 Mar 2017 to 01 Apr 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Breach

Inspired by the real Dolphin House experiments, Breach's Fringe First Award-winning Tank rips history apart to explore the difficulties of bridging cultural divides, the politics behind the stories we tell, and what happens when you inject a dolphin with LSD.

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Genre - Drama
E15
On from 13 Mar 2017 to 01 Apr 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Lung

Facing skyrocketing rent and forced relocation out of London, 29 single mothers united to confront Newham Council's gentrification of their home town.

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Genre - Comedy
Heads Up
On from 20 Mar 2017 to 01 Apr 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Kieran Hurley

Multi award-winner Kieran Hurley weaves a picture of a familiar city at its moment of destruction, asking what would we do if we found ourselves at the end of our world as we know it.

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Genre - Drama
Boat
On from 05 Apr 2017 to 08 Apr 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Company Three

A new play inspired by ongoing work exploring the European migration crisis, by one of the UK's leading companies making theatre with young people.

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Genre - New Writing
Homegrown Festival
On from 04 Apr 2017 to 09 Apr 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various

A week of bold ideas, live music and performance from young voices that tackle everything from the education system to the refugee crisis.

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Genre - New Writing
Dark Corners
On from 04 Apr 2017 to 09 Apr 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Polarbear

What happens when you take a risk? How wrong can it go?
A new storytelling performance from Polarbear about how the decisions weíre scared to make can come back to haunt us. And maybe even hunt us.

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Genre - Drama
This Room
On from 25 Apr 2016 to 27 Apr 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Laura Dean

Laura Jane Dean draws on her own experiences of living with OCD and reveals the actualities and artefacts of a therapeutic process.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Ross & Rachel
On from 27 Apr 2017 to 13 May 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by James Fritz

Ross & Rachel tells the mind-bending, heart-breaking story of what happens when the couple that was always meant to be together, gets together. And stays together.

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy
Richard Gadd: monkey See Monkey Do
On from 25 May 2017 to 27 May 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Richard Gadd

Edinburgh Comedy Award 2016 winner Richard looks at masculinity and mental health in his genre-busting performance, featuring a treadmill, a man and a monkey suit.

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12 and above - recommended age group
Light
On from 31 May 2017 to 17 Jun 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Theatre Ad Infinitum

Set atmospherically in darkness, Light draws audiences deep into its sci-fi realm with physical theatre, torchlight and pulsating soundscapes.

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Rituals For Change
On from 14 Jun 2017 to 24 Jun 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Emma Frankland

A semi-autobiographical show about change and transgender identity, told with live performance, visual art and striking imagery. Created as a series of rituals, it tells an honest and beautiful tale of transition.

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Genre - Classic
Summer Ceilidh Fling
On from 30 Jun 2017 to 30 Jun 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Fiddle Paradiddle

Dust off your dancing shoes and grab a partner for a classic Scottish Ceilidh night, complete with a delicious BBQ dinner and a glass of bubbly Pimm's.

Live music and ceilidh-calling all night from folk maestros and London's wildest Ceilidh band Fiddle Paradiddle.

No previous dance experience necessary!

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Genre - Drama
Dirty Work (The Late Shift)
On from 27 Jun 2017 to 01 Jul 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Forced Entertainment

UK premiere by Forced Entertainment.

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Genre - Comedy
Edinburgh Comedy Previews 2017
On from 10 Jul 2017 to 22 Jul 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Various

Another riotous summer of big name comics and bright new talents, as they preview their gigs before heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Get the scoop on this yearís Festival highlights and see some of the best acts in comedy.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Kids Theatre
Extravaganza Macabre
On from 04 Jul 2017 to 29 Jul 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Little Bulb Theatre

A Tale of Villainy & Valour in Victorian London

Following the launch of Battersea Arts Centre's open-air Courtyard last summer, Extravaganza Macabre returns this July.

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Genre - Comedy
Ugly Chief
On from 03 Aug 2017 to 03 Aug 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Victoria Melody

Ugly Chief is a comedy based on true events, performed by a real-life father and daughter. It explores the taboos around death, and the fractious relationship with a parent whose opinion you don't always agree with.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Classic
DOPPELDńNGER
On from 09 Oct 2017 to 10 Oct 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by She Goat

Experimental live music, Baroque-pop mash-ups, gender-twisting visuals and gothic storytelling: this show is an exploration of 'the Doppelgšnger' – devised and performed by real life doppelgšngers.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing
Dressed
On from 13 Oct 2017 to 13 Oct 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by This Egg in collaboration with MadeMyWardrobe

A scratch of what could be a theatre-stroke-fashion show. Probably a show about why we get dressed in the morning. and the choices we make in covering our bodies.

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18 and above - recommended age group
The Rave Space
On from 13 Oct 2017 to 13 Oct 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Will Dickie

Enter The Rave Space.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Classic
Rendezvous In Bratislava: Scratch
On from 12 Oct 2017 to 14 Oct 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Miriam Sherwood

Miriam and her granddad are a match made in double-act heaven: they both make theatre, they've never met and he's been dead for 35 years.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
People of the Eye
On from 17 Oct 2017 to 19 Oct 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by The DH Ensemble

'Of course, you shouldn't use 'sign language'

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Kids Theatre
Making Routes Festival
On from 29 Oct 2017 to 20 Oct 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Oasis Play, London South Gallery, Battersea Arts Centre

A FREE inclusive weekend for children and young people, in collaboration with Oasis Play and South London Gallery. All the events have been curated by disabled and non-disabled young people and artists.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy
Sleeping Trees At The Movies
On from 17 Oct 2017 to 21 Oct 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Sleeping Trees

This autumn, award-winning comedy trio Sleeping Trees are bringing all three of their multi-genre hit shows to Battersea Arts Centre

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Genre - Comedy
Nish Kumar: Untitled Unmastered Unfinished
On from 23 Oct 2017 to 24 Oct 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Nish Kumar

Nish has achieved global success on the stand-up circuit, with three rave reviewed solo stand-up shows receiving huge recognition from both industry and fans alike.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Starf*cker
On from 27 Oct 2017 to 27 Oct 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Shannon Sickels & Assault Events

Informed by astronomy, popular culture, psychology, feminism and Greek mythology, Starf*cker asks how our preoccupation with packaging ourselves to an online universe for consumption affects how we truly know ourselves and each other.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Something Dark
On from 26 Oct 2017 to 28 Oct 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Lemn Sissay

A rare chance to see a dramatic reading of the acclaimed play by celebrated performance poet, Lemn Sissay MBE.

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Genre - New Writing
213 Things About Me
On from 02 Nov 2017 to 04 Nov 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Richard Butchins

A darkly comedic and tragic story about autism and social exclusion, told from the perspective of a woman with Aspergers.

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